• Let Me In (2010)

Let Me In

Release Date: October 1st, 2010

DVD Release Date: February 1st, 2011

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Bullied at school, neglected at home and incredibly lonely, 12-year-old Owen (Kodi Smit-McPhee) spends his days plotting revenge on his tormentors and spends his nights spying on other residents of the apartment complex. His sole friend is Abby (Chloë Grace Moretz), a strange girl who comes out only at nighttime. Both outcasts, the two form a strong bond. When Abby's caretaker disappears amid a series of gruesome murders, Owen begins to suspect that she is hiding a terrible secret.

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins, Cara Buono, Elias Koteas, Sasha Barrese, Dylan Kenin, Chris Browning

Director: Matt Reeves

Genres: Horror

Production Co: Fish Head Productions

Distributors: Overture Films

Keywords: Tense , Revenge , School , Hospital , Death , Love , Dark , Friendship , 1980s ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Key to the remake's ultimate success is the casting of the troubled young leads.Smit-McPhee and Moretz possess the soulful depth and pre-adolescent vulnerability necessary to keep it compellingly real. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This is more than a respectful remake; Let Me In is quietly stylish and thoroughly chilling in its own right. show more

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    It's a heartbreaker of a coming-of-age tale, even if there's a string of exsanguinated corpses to be accounted for. show more

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