A mysterious young woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

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Jonathan Glazer
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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 23 wins & 110 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scarlett Johansson ... The Female
Jeremy McWilliams ... The Bad Man
Lynsey Taylor Mackay ... The Dead Woman
Dougie McConnell Dougie McConnell ... Pick-Up Man
Kevin McAlinden Kevin McAlinden ... First Victim
D. Meade D. Meade ... Leering Man
Andrew Gorman Andrew Gorman ... Second Victim
Joe Szula Joe Szula ... Man at Club
Krystof Hádek ... The Swimmer (as Krystof Hadek)
Roy Armstrong Roy Armstrong ... Father at Beach
Alison Chand Alison Chand ... Mother at Beach
Ben Mills ... The Baby
Oscar Mills Oscar Mills ... The Baby
Lee Fanning Lee Fanning ... Motorcyclist #1
Paul Brannigan ... Andrew
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Storyline

An alien entity inhabits the earthly form of a young woman who combs the roads and streets of Scotland in search of the human prey she came to plunder. She seduces her isolated and forsaken male victims into an otherworldly dimension where they are stripped and consumed. However, existence in all its complexity begin to change the alien visitor. She begins to discover herself as human with tragic and terrifying consequences. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Close to the end, one of the motorcycle riders overlooks a valley shrouded in fog. The composition of the image and the pose of the rider mimics Caspar David Friedrichs' 1818 oil painting "Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog." See more »

Goofs

Prior to her entering the dance club, Scarlett Johansson's character can be seen driving the wrong way down a one-way street. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Female Voice: [with a mechanical buzz over shadowy morphing orbs] T- D, S- Z- Th, B- T- V, H- T- D- K- G, S- Z- P- B, Ba-Ba- T- T, K- Kuh- Ch, Th- V- Th, Zzz- Sss- Bzz- Ch, B-B-Buh- V-V-Vuh, G-G-Guh D-D-Duh.
Female Voice: [now over a shiney white torus, slowly morphing] B-B-Buh- B-B-Buh, B-B-Beh, B-B-Beh, Bah, N-N-Nuh- N-N-Nuh, N-N-Nuh- No. N-N-Nuh, F- Feel- Field, Fill- Filled- Filts, Foil- Failed- Fell, Felds- Pill- Pills, Pall- Nall.
Female Voice: [now over a watery chestnut-brown eye] Foal- Foals, Fold- Fold, Pool- Pool, ...
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Crazy Credits

None of the characters are named in the closing credits: the cast-list is only a list of actors' names. See more »

Connections

Featured in Renegade Cut: Under the Skin (2014) See more »

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C90
Performed by Soundtree
Written by Luis Almau (as Almau)/Peter Raeburn (as Raeburn)
Published by Soundtree Music Publishing Ltd
Licensed courtesy of Nowever Records
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Dreadful
22 March 2014 | by JonathanSwainSee all my reviews

I don't usually do "bad" reviews as I don't think there's such a thing as a 1 start film.

HOWEVER:

This takes the biscuit of all crap films ever made. Its one of those "Thrillers" That just does not thrill me one tiny bit. Nothing happens in this film at all. I just sat there, waiting, and watching... nothing at all happens. Scarlett Johansson is alright in it. For the first time as a movie lover... I said to myself "I wasted some of my life today"

1/10. If there was a 0 rating, then it would be a 0.

Jon


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Country:

UK | Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 2014 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Under the Skin See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$133,154, 6 April 2014

Gross USA:

$2,614,251

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,735,963
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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