Killing Ground
Killing Ground (2017)

A couple's romantic camping trip becomes a desperate fight for survival in this ultra-raw, unhinged kill ride. In need of a break from the pressures of their life in the city, Sam (Harriet Dyer) and Ian (Ian Meadows) head to a remote… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 21, 2017
DVD Release Date: July 21, 2017
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Killing Ground unnerves and compels in equal measure with a grimly intense story that may be too disturbing for some but delivers a white-knuckle experience for fans of brutally realistic thrillers.

Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

Made with the basest of intentions and aimed at the lowest form of humanity there is, let this be the first and last feature from Damien Power.

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Kimber Myers
Los Angeles Times

Continuing the tradition of brutal Australian horror films like "Wolf Creek," "Killing Ground" is an effective indie creeper that unnerves the audience with its all-too-realistic violence.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

I'm not sure who the target audience is for Killing Ground, but I'm thrilled to not be part of it.

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Simon Abrams

Once the novelty of the film's non-linear plot wears off, Killing Ground is mercilessly rote.

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Katie Rife
AV Club

Your potential enjoyment of-or repulsion for-Killing Ground comes down to what you want to experience in a horror movie.

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Sara Michelle Fetters

The visceral, unnerving debut of Aussie writer/director Damien Power, Killing Ground a brutal, mercilessly kinetic genre throwback that stings deep and packs a major wallop.

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Ken Jaworowski
New York Times

These personality-free characters fade from your mind even as you're watching the screen, making the brutality waged against them akin to animated mutilation of cartoon creatures.

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Luke Y. Thompson
Village Voice

Thankfully, despite his realistic tone, Power isn't about to pull a Michael Haneke and deprive you of the catharsis you expect. He just makes getting there a brutal drive.

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Staci Layne Wilson
Dread Central

Overall, Killing Ground is a solid thriller and a good one to watch home alone in the dark.

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