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In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into animals and sent off into The Woods.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2015-10-15

Runtime 118 minutes

Budget $4m

Revenue $16m


TMDB 7.0


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hannah shared a tip "A very odd thriller that I still think of on the daily, definitely worth the watch 🦐🦐"

heather_1315 shared a tip "Think of the weirdest movie you've ever seen, then think double that."

maria_alvia shared a tip "Depressing"

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enemy shared a tip "A bleak, absurdist deadpan masterpiece."

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emily_clark_701 shared a tip "Genre bending, and absolutely delightful! So many laughs! LOVE this movie. #favorite #thelobster"

kate_mcdonald_8694 shared a tip "Too weird and uninteresting"

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deena_c shared a tip "I really liked this! It was bizarre and some things weren't explained, you just have to go with it."

dborah shared a tip "Humour noir à souhait. Tu peux rire et pleurer à une même scène."

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francisco_mc shared a tip "I've never hated a soundtrack so much in my life... but the movie is good tho"

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raven_1082 shared a tip "Tusk vibes"

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forouzan_mohammdai shared a tip "lt seems people(what I've seen) are tow kinds, extremely like it or hate this. But it's totally worthable to watch."

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Kind_Taye shared a tip "This may be my favourite A24 film."

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chana_mendoza shared a tip "Conceptually amazing"

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jeanette_mack_benson shared a tip "This is the only thing I've seen of his. I do want to see The Favourite. The directing was good."

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aaron_niebuhr shared a tip "This movie was so weird and hilarious."

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lysandra_chapman shared a tip "It’s absurdly bizarre and has a dystopian feel. One of my favorite types of movies!"

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vgs shared a tip "Odd movie! Very interesting concept & a good watch!"

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kristinl shared a tip "Very weird"

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micheal_kelley shared a tip "One of the best first halves I've seen in all of cinema, followed by a bit of a limp to the finish line."

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shonna_hill shared a tip "strange and engaging"

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marcie_8538 shared a tip "Interesting and weirdly compelling."

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suchahotmetz shared a tip "It was trying to be a thoughtful piece of film. It's garbage."

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marylin_villa shared a tip "Super funny but a very specific kind of humor."

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itWidoe shared a tip "100%"

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alexandra_joiner shared a tip "It's odd and interesting. Still love it."

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lexie_gekler shared a tip "Weird and unique"

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howie_bryant shared a tip "Makes your brain all tingly!!"

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toni_zepeda shared a tip "Wild from start to finish, it held my attention through the entire thing and left me questioning"

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cole_daniel_3259 shared a tip "This movie ****** me up"

kori_morrissey shared a tip "Very odd but very interesting concept. So loved it"

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damion_bartholomew shared a tip "Bizzar and fun"

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shari_jay shared a tip "because its crazyyy!!"

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