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Creep (2014)

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A young videographer answers an online ad for a one-day job in a remote town to record the last messages of a dying man. When he notices the man's odd behavior, he starts to question his intentions.

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Patrick Brice

Writers:

Patrick Brice (story), Mark Duplass (story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Patrick Brice ... Aaron
Mark Duplass ... Josef
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When a videographer answers an advert of the website Craigslist for a one-day job in a remote mountain town to video the last messages of a dying man. The job takes a strange turn when the last messages get darker and darker. The videographer continues to see the job through, but when it is time to leave he is unable to find his keys, and when he receives a strange phone call he finds his client is not at all what he initially seemed to be.

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Rated R for brief violence and language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Peachfuzz See more »

Filming Locations:

Crestline, California, USA

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Since the movie was based on a series of conversations between Patrick Brice and Mark Duplass, most of it was improvised. This led to a lot of scenes being shot, and as a result, the footage was screened in front of their peers. This eventually pushed the psychological black comedy into a psychological horror film after taking the advice of their friends. There is also footage of at least three other alternate endings. See more »

Goofs

When Josef cuts Aaron's hair while he's asleep, we only see Josef's arms and he has dark hairy arms. However, the actor, Mark Duplass, doesn't have dark hairy arms. See more »

Quotes

Josef: Tubby time
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Referenced in Half in the Bag: Shut in and Arrival (2016) See more »

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Performed by Sonny and the Sunsets
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Surprisingly Good For How Simple It Is
24 July 2015 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

When a videographer answers a Craigslist ad for a one-day job in a remote mountain town, he finds his client is not at all what he initially seems.

Initially, I was very skeptical that this would be very good. It seems to have a cast and crew of around ten people, which is not often enough to make a movie. And then it is found footage, which is by far the worst trend in horror today. Even more than zombies, which is hard to believe.

There are moments that make no sense, because you might wonder why a camera would be on. That is a fault most found footage has. But you sort of have to accept that aspect. And then, it sort of gets better as it goes. Not because it's brilliant, but because the performances are rather effective. Scripted dialogue comes out sounding natural and "the creep" is just weird enough to be believable and disturbing.


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