a quiet place movie review - Aussieboyreviews


Actually, no. It’s more scary and intense than gory and bloody. There is no language, in fact there’s no speaking at all, and you can still tell what is going on. A Quiet Place definitely proves that infrequent dialogue doesn’t mean a boring film.


A family struggles for survival in apost-apocalyptic world where most humans have been killed by blind but noise-sensitive creatures. They are forced to communicate in sign language and move around in complete silence to keep the monsters at bay.

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Movie details

Director: John Krasinski
Cast: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe
Writer: Bryan Woods, Scott Beck, John Krasinski
Release Date (Australia): April 2018
Runtime: 90 minutes/1h 30m
Genre: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Language: English

CONTENT GUIDE (warning: May contain spoilers)

Themes (M)

The film contains horror themes including several scary scenes depicting large monsters, and thematic elements such as suicide and self-sacrifice.

Violence (M)

The film features implied monster attacks, depictions of dead bodies with blood detail and the shooting of a monster with blood spurts.

mpaa rating

PG-13 (for terror and some bloody images)

Aussie boy's thoughts

You’d think that the infrequent dialogue would just wear out the story; instead it’s the dead silence that increases the anxiety and swells the fear. So it’s obviously a survival tale that’ll keep you in exciting suspense for 90 minutes straight.

In A Quiet Place, Emily Blunt and John Krasinski perform as parents protecting their family from an intensely chilling fantasy monster. If it weren’t for their spectacular acting and the excellent child stars, the film most likely wouldn’t have been as gripping or exciting.

Since the performances, the monster and the full-on tension were the leading qualities of the film, it all adds to A Quiet Place being known as an entertaining thriller where even the sound of chewing your popcorn will ruin the effect. This is seriously an impressive monster movie experience and is an extraordinary story for young teens hooked on horror.

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