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The Silence (2019)

PG-13 | | Horror, Thriller | 10 April 2019 (USA)
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When the world is under attack from terrifying creatures who hunt their human prey by sound, 16-year old Ally Andrews (Kiernan Shipka), who lost her hearing at 13, and her family seek refuge in a remote haven.

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John R. Leonetti

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Carey Van Dyke (screenplay by), Shane Van Dyke (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stanley Tucci ... Hugh Andrews
Kiernan Shipka ... Ally Andrews
Miranda Otto ... Kelly Andrews
Kate Trotter ... Lynn
John Corbett ... Glenn
Kyle Breitkopf ... Jude Andrews
Dempsey Bryk ... Rob
Billy MacLellan ... The Reverend
Chris Whitby ... Man with Shotgun
Barbara Gordon Barbara Gordon ... Woman with Shotgun
Zoe Doyle Zoe Doyle ... Mother (as Zoé Doyle)
Cory O'Brien Cory O'Brien ... Subway Man
Alex Hatz Alex Hatz ... Max
Gregory Waters ... Jock
Sarah Abbott ... Hushed Child
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Storyline

The story of a family struggling to survive in a world terrorized by a deadly, primeval species who have evolved for millions of years in the pitch darkness of a vast underground cave system, hunting only with their acute hearing. As the family seeks refuge in a remote haven where they can wait out the invasion, they start to wonder what kind of world will remain when they're ready to emerge.

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Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sci-fi horror violence and terror, and for some language | See all certifications »

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Germany | USA

Release Date:

10 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Silence See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Around the fourteen minute mark, the Andrews family are watching a news broadcast that lists affected states. The newscaster mentions West Virginia during a cutaway shot of John Corbett, who was born in Wheeling, West Virginia. See more »

Goofs

The whole premise of the story makes no sense. It is highly probable that the vesps would eliminate all creatures on the earth since only humans would know that they have to be completely silent, so why didn't the people just set up some fishing nets with sirens in the middle to capture the creatures? See more »

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Typical Modern Underachiever
11 April 2019 | by TweetienatorSee all my reviews

The machine must be fed - The Silence is an okay movie made for a mass audience, and as all those pay-channels and whatever channels need "stuff" to air, the need for an endless stream of new shows and movies is great. This simply results to that immense output of mediocre to underachieving movies/shows: quantity rules our days and not quality.

Anyway, with the same cast and the same production but a better and more careful composed script and directing, this movie could have been a really good one.

The Silence: only recommendable for the aficionado of the genre (post-apocalypse with alien/monsters), and only if you really got nothing else on the plate.


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