Unfriended: Dark Web

Release Date: July 20th, 2018

R |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

After finding a laptop, a young man goes online to play a game with five of his good friends. He shows them a mysterious folder that plays disturbing videos of people who appear to be in danger. They then receive an anonymous message that tells them they will all die if they disconnect or call the police. The planned night of fun quickly turns deadly as each user becomes the target of something sinister while the others watch helplessly in terror.

Cast: Colin Woodell, Betty Gabriel, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Andrew Lees, Connor Del Rio, Stephanie Nogueras, Savira Windyani, Douglas Tait

Director: Stephen Susco

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Bazelevs Production, Blumhouse Productions

Distributors: BH Tilt

Keywords: Escape , Brooding , Mystery , Rivalry , 2010s , Suspenseful , House , Survival , Fall , Friend , Death

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Elizabeth WeitzmanTheWrap

    For the most part, writer-director Stephen Susco (“The Grudge”) sees the Internet as a gimmick, a way to get some attractive, disposable protagonists from Point A to Point B. (Point A is “alive,” so…). show more

  • 22
    William BibbianiIGN

    The scares are ridiculous, the plot makes no sense, and you’ll probably spend the whole running time wishing someone would spill a drink on their keyboard and erase the movie's hard drive. show more

  • 40
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The protagonists here aren't as insufferable as those in the first Unfriended, but Susco's plot gets harder to buy by the minute; as a first-time director, he doesn't get much out of his cast; and boy, does this Screenlife gimmick grow thin quickly. show more

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