• Assassination Nation (2018)

Assassination Nation

Release Date: September 21st, 2018

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2018

R |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

High school senior Lily and her three best friends live in a haze of texts, posts, selfies and chats -- just like the rest of the world. Their small town gets turned upside down when an anonymous hacker starts to reveal personal messages and secrets of thousands of people. As anger erupts into full-blown violence, the four girls soon find themselves in a fight for their lives against an armed mob.

Cast: Odessa Young, Suki Waterhouse, Hari Nef, Abra , Bill Skarsgård, Bella Thorne, Joel McHale, Anika Noni Rose

Director: Sam Levinson

Genres: Dark comedy , Action

Production Co: Phantom Four

Distributors: Neon

Keywords: Fall, 2010s, Brash, Police officer, Rivalry, Best friend, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Leslie FelperinThe Hollywood Reporter

    Energetically lurid, gratuitously violent and a hell of a lot of fun, horror-satire Assassination Nation is a throwback to black-comedy teen flicks of yore, but with a bitingly timely feel. show more

  • 25
    Vince ManciniUproxx

    The “social commentary” feels exactly as derivative as the rest of the film, like someone artlessly smushing together imagery they’ve seen, a sort of uncanny Muzak of hip provocation written by a less coherent Bret Easton Ellis. show more

  • 10
    Nick SchagerFilm Journal International

    From the get-go, Levinson makes every wrongheaded directorial decision imaginable in an apparent effort to make one loathe Assassination Nation—and his success in that regard proves this teensploitation schlock’s lone triumph. show more

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