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You're Next

Published in Y
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 00:36

Additional Info

  • Rating

    MA15+: Strong bloody violence.

  • The pitch

    Blood is thicker than water.

  • Starring

    Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Margaret Laney, Amy Seimetz, Ti West, Rob Moran, Barbara Crampton, LC Holt, Simon Barrett, Lane Hughes

  • Directed by

    Adam Wingard

  • Running time

    94 minutes

  • Rated

    MA15+ (Australia), 18 (UK), R (USA)


    People are hacked, slashed, stabbed, shot (pistol, crossbow), garotted, sliced, attacked with objects (machete, axe, screwdriver, knives, meat cleaver, meat tenderiser - some repeatedly), glassed, bashed, punched, kicked, hair-pulled, bitten, nailed, blended, near-strangled, pursued, stalked, threatened. Brothers playfight, a woman jumps through a window, fratricide, home invasion. Objects get smashed, broken glass, item stolen from corpse. Wrestling (television). Screaming, yelling, arguing, panic. Fascists mentioned. Blood/gore: Bloody corpses, severe bloody wounds, pulped flesh, bloodied objects, blood splatter, blood on clothing, blood on faces/hands, pooling blood, bloody writing. Bloody objects removed from flesh. Wound-dressing, bandaging.


    A couple have sex. Kissing, undressing, propositioning, caressing. Exposed breasts, women in underwear, shirtless man. Man in shower (no genitals seen). Skimpy nightwear, cleavage.


    Vicodin consumed. Alcohol (beer, wine, spirits). Smoking. Medication mentioned.


    F-words, s-words. Name-calling, teasing, mocking. Religous references and exclamations. Gender, genre, sibling, family, weight, nationality, regional, cultural, career stereotypes.


    Horror, murder, serial killing, family, survival, betrayal, wealth, inheritance, greed, anniversary, reunions, relationships, rejection, resentment, bitterness, voyeurism, fratricide, contract killing, masked murderers, home invasion, trap-setting, motives, blood, gore.


    Murdered loved ones. Leaving wife for younger woman (student), engagement mentioned. Isolated rural setting. Creaky noises, jumpy moments, attackers wear animal masks (lamb, tiger, fox). Zit-squeezing, toilet, bottled urine. Bright light flashes.


    Clever, ironic, brazen, triumphant, pitch-perfect, grim, grisly, twisted, funny, energetic, dark, jumpy, tense. Excellent casting, strong female lead, disarmingly funny, engaging tonal shifts, low-budget, unknown actors, perfect running time, stylish set pieces, edgy soundtrack, satsifying climax.


    Derivative, hackneyed, repetitive, brainless, unoriginal. Momentary lag in the middle, overuse of shaky-cam, bad acting, ludicrous plot contrivances.