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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.


Patrick Brice


Patrick Brice (story), Mark Duplass (story)
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Credited cast:
Patrick Brice ... Aaron
Mark Duplass ... Josef


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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Horror | Thriller

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

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The film is almost totally improvised. The film's 'bible' was only 'bare bones' - i.e., driving a car, while videotaping a dialogue of the trip. See more »


Josef's weight fluctuates visibly throughout the film. See more »


Josef: I love wolves. because they love deeply, but they don't know how to express it, and they're often very violent and, quite frankly, murder the things that they love, and inside of the wolf is this beautiful heart. And yeah it's misguided, and yeah occasionally it murders things. and this little wolf was so cute, it reminded me of you, honestly, You know, that moment I scared you in the woods. and it was - There was murder in your eyes, but it was like, it was baby murder, you're not ready to ...
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Rhimestone Sunset
Written by Sonny Smith
Performed by Sonny and the Sunsets
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What found footage was made for.
13 February 2019 | by GiraffeDoorSee all my reviews

If you are sick of found footage or even if you never liked it at all, please give this movie a chance.

I usually hate improvisation in movies. It almost invariably provides the most excruciatingly messy and boring dialogue on film (like This is Spinal Tap and Confetti).

But for whatever reason they made it work here. Perhaps it was a free plot structure or the limited number of characters but there is a rawness rarely seen in found footage but at the same time has such personality in both its main characters.

Josef is such a vivid character that would get anyone on edge. Watching the first time I regretted that they didn't keep their cards closer to their chest with Josef's disquieting nature but now I see him as someone who always has something chilling to say.

This got under my skin in way that is hard to do. More than some kind of incorporeal terror, getting trapped in Josef's terrible world really hits raw nerves in me.

One of the very best horror movies ever that will reignite your faith the bottom of the barrel has not yet been scraped.

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Release Date:

23 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Crestline, California, USA See more »

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