• Bird Box (2018)

Bird Box

Release Date: December 13th, 2018

R |2 hr 4 min

Plot Summary

When a mysterious force decimates the population, only one thing is certain -- if you see it, you die. The survivors must now avoid coming face to face with an entity that takes the form of their worst fears. Searching for hope and a new beginning, a woman and her children embark on a dangerous journey through the woods and down a river to find the one place that may offer sanctuary. To make it, they'll have to cover their eyes from the evil that chases them -- and complete the trip blindfolded.

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rel Howery, Tom Hollander, BD Wong

Director: Susanne Bier

Genres: Thriller , Science Fiction , Horror , Adventure

Production Co: Netflix, Scott Stuber, Chris Morgan Productions

Keywords: Car, Death, 2010s, Mother, Survival, House, Pursuit, Mystery, Gripping, Hospital, Escape, Doctor

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    This is a wannabe shocker with a clever premise that doesn't really get down and dirty or betray the base instincts of a born horror filmmaker. show more

  • 50
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Outside of its admiration for mothers, Bier’s film seems to only vaguely hint at other ephemeral ideas, and as a result Bird Box is a curiously hollow experience. show more

  • 35
    Richard LawsonVanity Fair

    There’s Bullock, doing something good and interesting. Though it does ultimately prove frustrating and sad, watching her so desperately grasp for a finer film—one that lies just beyond what Bird Box allows us to see. show more

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