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The Hunt (2020)

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Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt.

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Craig Zobel
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Betty Gilpin ... Crystal
Hilary Swank ... Athena
Ike Barinholtz ... Staten Island
Wayne Duvall ... Don
Ethan Suplee ... (Shut the F*** Up) Gary
Emma Roberts ... Yoga Pants
Christopher Berry ... Target (as Chris Berry)
Sturgill Simpson ... Vanilla Nice
Kate Nowlin ... Big Red
Amy Madigan ... Ma
Reed Birney ... Pop
Glenn Howerton ... Richard
Steve Coulter ... The Doctor
Dean J. West ... Martin (as Dean West)
Vince Pisani ... Peter
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"Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are -- or how they got there. In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, ruthless elitists gather at a remote location to hunt humans for sport. But their master plan is about to be derailed when one of the hunted, Crystal, turns the tables on her pursuers. Written by krmanirethnam

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The Most Talked About Movie of the Year is One That No One's Actually Seen


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, and language throughout. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This film was partly inspired by "The Most Dangerous Game", the famous 1924 short story by Richard Connell, but with a satirical twist. Other films with similar premises include: The Most Dangerous Game (1932), Turkey shoot (1982), Hard Target (1993), Surviving the Game (1994), The Pest (1997), and The Eliminator (2004). See more »

Goofs

On the boxes in the train, "This end up" is translated to Serbo-Croatian as "Ovde zavrsiti" which actually means "Finish here". The proper translation should be "Gore" which is used in this context, meaning "up", or "ova strana gore"/"ovaj kraj gore"/"gornja strana" which is more literal.

Additionally, "This end" is shown as "Dieses Ende" which is the literal German translation. However, in German that makes no sense at all. A correct marking would have simply been "Oben" (for "Up"). See more »

Quotes

Crystal: Depends on whether they're smart pretending to be idiots or idiots pretending to be smart.
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Soundtracks

Fairytale in the Supermarket
Written by Vicki Aspinall, Gina Birch, Ana Da Silva and Palmolive (as Paloma Romero)
Performed by The Raincoats
Courtesy of Kill Rock Stars
By arrangement with Terrorbird Media
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So much better than expected
14 May 2020 | by schadeevSee all my reviews

It took me a while to watch this based on reviews and all the political nonsense, but I am so happy I changed my mind. One of the most entertaining movies I've seen in the last year. While there are political undertones and references, they're not over played and it adds to the entertainment. I highly recommend this movie. It's good for some laughs, and isn't light on the action.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,304,455, 15 March 2020

Gross USA:

$5,812,500

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,766,752
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Company Credits

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Blumhouse Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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