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You're Next (2011)

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When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of the victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.

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Adam Wingard

Writer:

Simon Barrett
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sharni Vinson ... Erin
Nicholas Tucci ... Felix
Wendy Glenn ... Zee
AJ Bowen ... Crispian
Joe Swanberg ... Drake
Margaret Laney ... Kelly (as Sarah Myers)
Amy Seimetz ... Aimee
Ti West ... Tariq
Rob Moran ... Paul
Barbara Crampton ... Aubrey
L.C. Holt ... Lamb Mask
Simon Barrett ... Tiger Mask
Lane Hughes ... Fox Mask
Larry Fessenden ... Erik Harson
Kate Lyn Sheil ... Talia
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Storyline

A family reunion turns into a full-on massacre when a gang of masked killers invade a sprawling country mansion on a ruthless mission of murder. Paul (Rob Moran) and Aubrey Davison (Barbara Crampton) are about to celebrate their wedding anniversary, and they've invited their grown-up children out to the country to share in the revelry. The first to arrive are Crispian (A.J. Bowen) and his new girlfriend Erin (Sharni Vinson). It isn't long before the rest of the family has filed in as well, and the party gets under way. Later, at the dinner table, old sibling rivalries begin to resurface and parental preferences quickly become apparent. Just as tensions begin to flare up, however, a crossbow arrow blasts through the glass window and panic sets in. The family is under attack. But who are the savage invaders donning eerie farm-animal masks, and what is their motive behind slaughtering everyone in the house? No one is safe as the blood starts to flow, but Erin is determined to see the ...

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sharni Vinson and Wendy Glenn were actually roommates and best friends before and during filming. See more »

Goofs

Before the dad gets killed he says "they've been watching us for days". The family just arrived there the day before. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Erik Harson: Oh, yeah, baby. Oh, yeah.
[Erik gets up the bed, after having sex with Talia]
Erik Harson: I'm gonna take a shower.
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Crazy Credits

The actors in the end credits are listed next a picture of that character's dead body. See more »

Alternate Versions

After the initial screening at the Toronto International Film Festival some edits were made to tighten the first half hour, which included making the initial conversation shorter between the parents when they're in their vehicle. See more »

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Looking for the Magic
Performed by The Dwight Twilley Band
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
Used by permission of EMI Film & Television Music
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Weak intro, but good twist
31 December 2013 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

It's a family reunion for the Davison family. The father was in the marketing department for a huge defense contractor, and he's loaded. Erin (Sharni Vinson) is one of the son's new girlfriend. A gang of masked killers descend on the family, but Erin has a few surprises waiting for them.

It takes a lot of time to get the movie going. Aside from the perfunctory killings, the first 25 minutes is dedicated to bringing a whole lot of these characters on screen a few at a time. I'm not particularly interested in any of them. And I couldn't really tell who's who in this family. When they finally get together at the diner table, I feel that's the real start of the movie. We finally get a nice feel of who some of these people are. Their interactions revealed more to me at the diner table than the previous 25 minutes. Then the action starts.

The action is all crossbows, knives, and axes. It's a little weird. While I understand the reason, I think a more prominent explanation is needed. Then the movie gives us a twist. It's a very good twist. It could have been much better with a better intro to lay down the bread crumbs. Once again, the weak intro fails the movie.

As for the actors, I found most of them to be overacting at first. It's not unusual in a horror movie. A lot of yelling and screaming can hide a lot of sins. It didn't help that so many of the characters seem to be doing stupid things. Sharni Vinson is a good solid lead. She looks like a weak girlie girl but is also believable as a bad ass. Nicholas Tucci plays a pretty good weasel. Overall, the acting is pretty good for a low budget horror.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

23 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Columbia, Missouri, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,020,196, 25 August 2013

Gross USA:

$18,494,006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$26,895,481
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2.35 : 1
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