It Comes at Night Poster

Release Date: June 9th, 2017

R|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous order a man (Joel Edgerton) has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within the man as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul.

Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, Riley Keough, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Griffin Robert Faulkner, David Pendleton, Chase Joliet

Director: Trey Shults

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Animal Kingdom, A24, Dark Arts

Distributors: A24

Trailers & Clips

view all

Ratings & Reviews

view all
  • With his fine cast and his gracefully restrained screenplay, Shults makes horror recognizable. show more

  • It may unfortunately ring hollow for some, but for those who acutely empathize with the ravages of grief, Shults has delivered a film more horrific than any boogeyman or ghoul in recent memory. show more

  • Taut, smart, intense and genuinely scary, Trey Edward Shults’s It Comes at Night fulfills the promise, and then some, of the filmmaker’s 2015 debut feature, “Krisha.” show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com