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Summary A soldier (Dan Stevens) introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

Directed By: Adam Wingard

Written By: Simon Barrett

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Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
76
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 503 User Ratings
8.5
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Summary A soldier (Dan Stevens) introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence.

Directed By: Adam Wingard

Written By: Simon Barrett

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Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 29 Critic Reviews
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90% Positive
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10% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 503 User Ratings
8.5
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9% Mixed
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Universal Acclaim Based on 503 User Ratings
8.5
85% Positive
429 Ratings
9% Mixed
45 Ratings
6% Negative
29 Ratings

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Production Company HanWay Films, Snoot Entertainment
Release Date Sep 17, 2014
Duration 1 h 40 m
Rating R
Tagline Be careful who you let in.
BloodGuts UK Horror Awards
• 4 Wins & 5 Nominations
Empire Awards, UK
2 Nominations
Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
2 Nominations