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Summary Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives. (Paramount Pictures)

Directed By: Matt Reeves

Written By: Drew Goddard

Cloverfield
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
64
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 492 User Ratings
7.1
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Summary Five young New Yorkers throw their friend a going-away party the night that a monster the size of a skyscraper descends upon the city. Told from the point of view of their video camera, the film is a document of their attempt to survive the most surreal, horrifying event of their lives. (Paramount Pictures)

Directed By: Matt Reeves

Written By: Drew Goddard

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
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26 Reviews
19% Mixed
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11% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 37 Critic Reviews
64
70% Positive
26 Reviews
19% Mixed
7 Reviews
11% Negative
4 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 492 User Ratings
7.1
72% Positive
353 Ratings
20% Mixed
98 Ratings
8% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 492 User Ratings
7.1
72% Positive
353 Ratings
20% Mixed
98 Ratings
8% Negative
41 Ratings

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Production Company Paramount Pictures, Bad Robot, Cloverfield Productions
Release Date Jan 18, 2008
Duration 1 h 25 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Some Thing Has Found Us
Golden Schmoes Awards
• 1 Win & 7 Nominations
Visual Effects Society Awards
5 Nominations
Scream Awards
5 Nominations