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A Quiet Place (2018)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 6 April 2018 (USA)
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In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Director:

John Krasinski

Writers:

Bryan Woods (screenplay by), Scott Beck (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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340 ( 90)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 109 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Emily Blunt ... Evelyn Abbott
John Krasinski ... Lee Abbott
Millicent Simmonds ... Regan Abbott
Noah Jupe ... Marcus Abbott
Cade Woodward ... Beau Abbott
Leon Russom ... Man in the Woods

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Storyline

Two parents do what it takes to keep their children safe in a world full of creatures hunting every sound they can hear. Not a sound can be heard from the family hiding in silence, but all it takes is one noise and everything can go wrong. Written by JHatta

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Rule #1: Don't make a sound. Rule #2: Never leave the path. Rule #3: Red means run. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for terror and some bloody images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Copies numerous musical cues from Jed Kurzel's score in Alien: Covenant (2017). See more »

Goofs

The opening scene takes place on "Day 89", while the remainder of the film occurs on or after "Day 472", or one year and 18 days later. But days 472 and beyond clearly occur earlier in the fall than day 89. As is noted in the "Trivia" section, the opening scene was filmed last because it required John Krasinski to shave off much of his beard, so it was indeed shot later in the fall. This anachronism could have been corrected by changing "Day 472" to, say, "Day 442". See more »

Quotes

Evelyn: Your father will protect you. Your father will always protect you.
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Crazy Credits

The main title appears after about nine minutes, created to look as though it is made from sand, and is the only on-screen credit aside from the opening production logos. See more »


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Do I Wanna Know?
Written by Alex Turner, Matt Helders, Jamie Cook & Nick O'Malley
Performed by Arctic Monkeys
Produced by Ross Orton
Courtesy of Domino Records
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A Very Well-Made Film that is Scary & Affecting!
17 April 2018 | by namashi_1See all my reviews

'A Quiet Place', the recent box-office & critical smash, is an achievement to envy. Especially for horror filmmakers & also the buffs. I am NOT a horror movie buff, but 'A Quiet Place' left me very impressed. This is A Very Well-Made Film that is Scary & Affecting, that is terrifying in parts & also emotionally rich in totality.

'A Quiet Place' Synopsis: A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound.

John Krasinski is in very good form. The superb actor, who helmed the very underrated 'The Hollars' sometime back, returns to the director's chair with a superlative horror offering. Krasinski along-with Bryan Woods & Scott Beck, has penned a story that's actually more about family than fear/dread. While 'A Quiet Place' is a horror film, with fear as its trump card, the Writers here, add a tremendous heft of emotions. Watching the family of Abbott's trying to survive in a world where creatures destroy humans at the tip of a sound, is heartbreaking & heart-pounding. This is a brave horror film, that remains silent for most part & creates fear in its silence. While there is some repetition here that takes away some of its glory, there's still not denying its rock-solid merit.

Krasinski's Direction, also, is top-notch. He directs a scary atmosphere with genuine dread & also uses silence as one of the aces of the film. Cinematography by Charlotte Bruus Christensen is fantastic. Christopher Tellefsen's Editing is razor-crisp, culminating the film in 90-minutes. Art & Sound Design are marvelous. Graphics are superb. Costume Design adds authenticity to the intense proceedings.

Performance-Wise: Emily Blunt & Krasinski excel. Blunt, one of the finest actresses of our times, expresses fear, grief & courage, with complexity & remarkable conviction. Krasinski is wonderfully restrained & portrays his part admirably. Millicent Simmonds & Noah Jupe are top-notch.

On the whole, 'A Quiet Place' is a really good horror film, that is also affecting. Go, get spooked!


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Country:

USA

Release Date:

6 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Little Falls, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,203,562, 8 April 2018

Gross USA:

$188,024,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$340,952,971
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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