It Comes At Night
It Comes At Night (2017)

Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his incredible debut feature KRISHA with IT COMES AT NIGHT, a horror film following a man (Joel Edgerton) as he learns that the… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: June 9, 2017
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It Comes at Night makes lethally effective use of its bare-bones trappings while proving once again that what's left unseen can be just as horrifying as anything on the screen.

David Sims
The Atlantic

A fairly straightforward post-apocalyptic story, tightly focused on human torment, but suffused with surprising, undeniably atmospheric sights and sounds.

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Dave White
TheWrap

It's not a sexy apocalypse, with a disease that transforms everyone into really cool zombies. It's just death. And it's not an easily managed "Doomsday Preppers" scenario solved by bulk foods from Jim Bakker infomercials. It's just doom.

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Glenn Lovell
CinemaDope

Mines the same dour forebodings as Cormac McCarthy's 'The Road' ... a grim little cautionary fable that relies on mood, character development and performance, not 'Walking Dead' gore effects.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Edgerton gives another masterly minimalist performance, and Ejogo and Harrison are preternaturally alert.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

Midway through "It Comes at Night" you might wonder where it's headed, and it seems Shults may have asked himself the same question. It's a breathless thriller that will leave you gasping until it finally runs out of air itself.

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Michael Fairbanks
The Young Folks

Within that loose framework, a powerful tragedy centered around human nature unfolds, and it's terrifying.

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Brad Wheeler
Globe and Mail

Scored intensely and photographed vividly, the electric film imagines a small slice of doomsday with horrific believability.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

In the absence of such answers, or the intimation of such answers, or even of characters in pursuit of answers, It Comes at Night begins to seem thin, a torment without purpose.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

A progressively engrossing horror effort...

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
The horror genre is subjective with any film that it releases, plain and simple. There will never be a horror film that 100% of its audience enjoys. Some… More
K Nife Churchkey
Much like production company A24's psychological horror film "The VVitch", "It Comes at Night" has proven to be a divisive watch for… More
Glenn Gaylord
THE WALKING DREAD - My Review of IT COMES AT NIGHT (2 Stars) Trey Edward Shults made a stunning feature filmmaking debut last year with KRISHA, a study of a… More
Thomas Drufke
More so than any other genre, horror films are dependent on things like cinematography, mood, color palette, and most importantly tone in order for the film to… More
Jarrin Rozenblad
This was just a bad movie in general. It had grounds to be okay but never really developed into anything. There was a lot of violence and forlorn that led to an… More
Philip Price
In my 2015 review of Krisha, Trey Edwards Shults feature writing and directing debut, I opened by saying the film, "has a lot of interesting ideas going… More