• Under the Skin (2014)

Under the Skin

Release Date: April 4th, 2014

DVD Release Date: July 15th, 2014

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Disguising herself as a human female, an extraterrestrial (Scarlett Johansson) drives around Scotland and tries to lure unsuspecting men into her van.

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy McWilliams, Lynsey Taylor Mackay, Dougie McConnell, Kevin McAlinden, Andrew Gorman, Joe Szula, Krystof Hádek

Director: Jonathan Glazer

Genres: Science Fiction

Keywords: Relationships, Quest, Intense, Police officer, 2010s, Emotional, Brooding

Ratings & Reviews

  • 83
    William GossFilm.com

    Under the Skin is a deliberately oblique piece of work that prizes rhythms and textures above hows and whys. show more

  • 90
    Dan KoisSlate

    Actors aren’t Navy SEALs, I know, but Johansson was, in fact, brave to take on this role: brave in that it’s a sharp left turn from what audiences expect or even like; brave in that she embraced an artistically bold method of building a movie when most other movie stars would have said no thanks to the idea of chatting up random Scotsmen in a van. show more

  • 60
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    More pictorially arresting than intellectually coherent. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Original Music
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Outstanding British Film
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)