The Invitation
The Invitation (2016)

In this taut psychological thriller by Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer's Body), the tension is palpable when Will (Logan Marshall-Green, Prometheus) shows up to his ex-wife Eden (Tammy Blanchard, Into the Woods) and new husband,… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 8, 2016
DVD Release Date: April 8, 2016
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Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Invitation makes brilliant use of its tension-rich premise to deliver a uniquely effective -- and surprisingly clever -- slow-building thriller.

Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Psychological thrillers just don't get any better than this.

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

All this foreboding produces no suspense: It's evident from the bloody prologue where "The Invitation" is headed.

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Blake Howard
Graffiti With Punctuation

The Invitation is a disturbing psychological thriller that will whip you into a state of paranoia with calculating manipulation of perspective

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Beautifully paced, the movie traces a steady arc from amiability to apocalypse.

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

Will is the proxy through which we experience the increasingly confounding web of suspicion and surprises that are obfuscated by social niceties and facades of politesse.

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Alberto Abuín
Blog de cine

A horror drama based on the thriller. [Full review in Spanish]

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

John Carroll Lynch shares credit with a superb ensemble, but it's his halcyon turn as a pitiable demon that unifies the action.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Accept "The Invitation" and don't ask any more questions.

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Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm

There's something off with the hosts, yes, but also with the whole movie.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Hobin
Writers Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi really take their time in establishing the characters. Hosts Eden and David are so cordial. Are they overtly so or is that… More
Glenn Gaylord
BRING YOUR OWN BOOS - My Review of THE INVITATION (2 1/2 Stars) Sometimes it's possible to bring together all the talent the world has to offer, creative… More
Philip Price
The Invitation is a home invasion movie that remains contained. It is a film about paranoia that keeps each potential threat within each characters field of… More