• Severance (2007)


Release Date: May 18th, 2007

DVD Release Date: September 25th, 2007

R |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Members (Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny) of the Palisades Defense Corp. sales group arrive in Europe for a team-building exercise. A fallen tree blocks the route, and they must hike to their destination. However, a psychotic killer lurks in the woods, and he has a horrible fate in mind for each of the co-workers.

Cast: Danny Dyer, Laura Harris, Tim McInnerny, Toby Stephens, Claudie Blakley, Andy Nyman, Babou Ceesay, David Gilliam

Director: Christopher Smith

Genres: Horror, Comedy

Production Co: Qwerty Films, UK Film Council

Keywords: 2000s, Hilarious, Mystery, Survival, Murder, Melodramatic, Escape

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    I prefer my horror with a chaser of wit, and Severance, a modest but very lively British import, serves it up in harsh but high style. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Director and co-writer Christopher Smith, mischievously blending "The Office" with "Friday the 13th," keeps things fierce and funny enough to give Steve Carell ideas. show more

  • 70
    Ray BennettThe Hollywood Reporter

    A winning combination of laughs and genuine shocks. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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