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Bird Box (2018)

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Five years after an ominous unseen presence drives most of society to suicide, a mother and her two children make a desperate bid to reach safety.

Director:

Susanne Bier

Writers:

Eric Heisserer (screenplay), Josh Malerman (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sandra Bullock ... Malorie
Trevante Rhodes ... Tom
John Malkovich ... Douglas
Sarah Paulson ... Jessica
Jacki Weaver ... Cheryl
Rosa Salazar ... Lucy
Danielle Macdonald ... Olympia
Lil Rel Howery ... Charlie
Tom Hollander ... Gary
Machine Gun Kelly ... Felix (as Colson Baker)
BD Wong ... Greg
Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Rick
Vivien Lyra Blair ... Girl
Julian Edwards ... Boy
Parminder Nagra ... Dr. Lapham
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Storyline

In the wake of an unknown global terror, a mother must find the strength to flee with her children down a treacherous river in search of safety. Due to unseen deadly forces, the perilous journey must be made blindly. Directed by Emmy winner Susanne Bier, Bird Box is a thriller starring Academy Award winner Sandra Bullock, John Malkovich, Sarah Paulson, and Trevante Rhodes. Written by Netflix

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Never Lose Sight of Survival

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, bloody images, language and brief sexuality. | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Netflix

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 December 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bird Box See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Josh Malerman wrote the rough draft of the source novel prior to the release of The Happening (2008) and The Road (2009). See more »

Goofs

When the trio is reunited after Molly tumbles down a ravine, they are in a group hug, and Girl's blindfold is very loosely tied in the back, almost ready to fall off. When they the start to walk again, her blindfold is fastened securely. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Man: [over the radio] We have a place, a compound. We have a community. It's safe here. How many of you are there? Are any of them children? Because, the fastest way to get here is by the river, and I don't think you could make it with kids.
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Connections

Referenced in The Oscars (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Sonata No. 47 in B Minor, HOB. XVI: 32 - Il Menuet
Written by Franz Joseph Haydn
Performed by Ben Lester
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A fine addition to horror collection
20 December 2018 | by Waleed-IqbalSee all my reviews

The trailer felt a bit casual but the plot seemed really interesting. So I decided to give it try and I AM SO GLAD THAT I DID. This movie have perfect pace, character development, really good performances throughout with eerie atmosphere while still keeping the viewer guessing for details and attempting to fill some blanks which makes it all more interesting and engaging.

The finale felt a bit underwhelming and pushy. But overall, a really good watch and highly recommendable.


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