Skip to main content

R| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary

David is the perfect guest. Friendly and helpful, this young soldier arrives on the doorstep of the Peterson family, claiming to be a good friend of their beloved son who died in action. The Petersons welcome David into their home and into their lives, but when people start mysteriously dying in town, their teenage daughter Anna starts wondering if David is responsible.

Cast: Dan Stevens , Maika Monroe , Leland Orser , Sheila Kelley , Brendan Meyer , Lance Reddick , Tabatha Shaun , Chase Williamson

Director: Adam Wingard

Genres: Thriller, Dark comedy

Distributor: Picturehouse

The Guest (2014)

Release Date: September 17th, 2014|1 hr. 39 min.

watch now
critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • It's hellish good fun. Stevens is mesmerizing as the avenger, helping director Adam Wingard turn The Guest into a blast of wicked mirth and malice. show more

  • Until it becomes completely demented, The Guest is a perfectly respectable thriller, and even when it stops being respectable — even when it goes off the rails and becomes ridiculous — it’s still entertaining. show more

  • The filmmakers don't bother hammering home a backstory or explaining why David is crazy. They just throw us in the deep end and dazzle us with a series of violent encounters that ends with a deadly chase in a surreal fun house maze of mirrors. show more

See all critic reviews on

featured news

view all news

Weekend Movies & TV: 'The Maze Runner,' 'The Guest,' 'Gotham,' & More (VIDEO)

Posted by
Jonny Black on September 18, 2014

This weekend, a group of teenage boys are trapped in a maze in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling young adult novel "The Maze Runner," a soldier shows up at the doorstep of a fallen comrade...

similar movies

  • Stoker (2013)

  • The Double (2013)

  • Aftermath (2013)

  • Series 7 (2001)

  • The Family (2013)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

How do you watch stuff?


How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts


You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.

    Update settings