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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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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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

6 April 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Quiet Place See more »

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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$188,024,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$332,583,447
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos | SDDS | Auro 11.1 | DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the taglines for the movie is "red means run." A Song by Neil Young, "Powderfinger," includes the line "Red means run, son." Neil Young's song, "Harvest Moon" is the only song in the movie. See more »

Goofs

A normal indoor conversation at a volume of 66dB would have a noise level of only 39dB at even 20m distance - close to the normal environmental sound level of a forest (~40dB). With massive dampening from walls and soil in the line of sound travel would mean that any conversation would either be inaudible or at least masked by environmental noise levels. However, as seen in the film, the creatures have actually come right upto the house on occasion. The house is not made of bricks and the family obviously were being cautious incase one of them was right outside. Psychologically, it would make sense that a family in this unique and extremely traumatic situation would probably be overly cautious. See more »

Quotes

Lee Abbott: [Signed] Too noisy.
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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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Harvest Moon
Written & Performed by Neil Young
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Incredibly effective despite small problems
7 April 2018 | by lwdiiiSee all my reviews

Im a huge John Kasinski fan so I may be slightly biased, but in his directorial debut I believe him to have constructed one of the most tense and effective movies I've seen in a long time.

This movie is not without its flaws in logic and plot, but in what it attempts to do, it's incredibly successful.

From start to end I was on edge of my seat. There were very few moments where I wasn't guessing what was going to come next or what could potentially happen to one of the characters.

In a sea of horror films this day and age that rely on setup, gimmicky jump-scares, this movie stands out, much like Don't Breathe, as an exercise of your patience and nerves. It slightly peels away and shreds your emotions as the film progresses.

This attempt makes me truly excited for John's potential future in filmmaking because of his ability to play the audience and draw reactions from them. It was truly nearly a masterful performance by both he and Emily and should not go unappreciated by the niche horror audience.


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