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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75 ( 307)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 34 wins & 114 nominations. See more awards »

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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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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

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Taglines:

Silence is Survival 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

During filming, the crew avoided making noise so diegetic background sounds (e.g., the sound of rolling dice on a game board) could be recorded; the sounds were amplified in post-production. See more »

Goofs

A person deaf from birth would not know how loud a sound various actions would make, so likely could not deliberately live quietly. However, a deaf person with hearing aids or cochlear implants can make connections between collisions, vibrations etc. as making sounds. In addition to this, Regan would have been trained by her family to be very vigilant about potential noise-causing actions, as seen in her hearing brother's intense anxiety regarding making noise. It is also possible Regan was born hearing and became deaf later in life. See more »

Quotes

Marcus Abbott: [Signed] He'll come for us.
Regan Abbott: [Signed] He'll come for *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 »

Connections

Spoofed in Family Guy: Undergrounded (2020) See more »

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Harvest Moon
Written & Performed by Neil Young
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A Quiet Place: As good as they say
12 November 2018 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

A Quiet Place was critically acclaimed and for some reason that tends to mean I won't like it. No idea why I just don't tend to follow the unwashed masses when it comes to movies, I am however mistaken sometimes.

Starring real life married couple Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, also directed by the latter this highly original horror got my attention from the get go and held it throughout.

It tells the story of a post apocalyptic world that has been torn apart by mysterious creatures that find their prey exclusively through sound. It follows one family as they try to survive in absolute silence.

The fact there is such little dialogue or really any form of audio is how A Quiet Place finds its identity. I'm not saying it hasn't been done before but it hasn't on quite this scale and it works considerably better than you'd imagine.

The cast are great, the cinematography is fantastic and the story is really well put together. To add to this I think A Quiet Place is genuinely one of the most tension filled movies I've ever seen, I squinted, I cringed, I clenched my fist, on sat on the edge of my seat multiple times throughout.

A Quiet Place deserves the critical acclaim, though it's not perfect it is however an absolute triumph and a real spectacle. Certainly one of those "Movies to see before you die" types.

If you haven't seen it yet, do something about that.

The Good:

Very engrossing

Well acted

Highly original

So incredibly tense in places

The Bad:

Just a couple of poorly thought out moments

Things I Learnt From This Movie:

Kids are a liability

Kids shouldn't be trusted with anything ever

Kids suck


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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

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2.39 : 1
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