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Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor's life in gradually unsettling ways.

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2017-10-20

Runtime 121 minutes

Revenue $7m


TMDB 7.0


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hannah shared a tip "Not for the faint of heart, I struggle to recommend it because of how straight up weird it was but a great art film for sure."

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RicoLoveDinero shared a tip "Best movie I've seen this year"

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chad_cooper shared a tip "Love this film!"

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theefinalboy shared a tip "barry as martin genuinely creeped me out so much omg so where were his awards for this?"

kj_ressler shared a tip "Adaptation of the play "Iphigenia in Aulis.""

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suzy_bee shared a tip "Creepy!"

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lola_lolo shared a tip "W#ooden acting... Poor casting..... Leaves you going W T F😒..Disturbing for all the wrong reasons.! Ugh..."

maria_alvia shared a tip "Really weird movie. A nightmare that you cannot wake up from."

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katrice_masters shared a tip "Kind of scary but I liked it"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "Amazing movie!"

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cynthia_217 shared a tip "Strange, disturbing movie. I wish this movie would provide a bit more information on why the family acts the way they do."

jane_lilith shared a tip "hilarious"

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jeff_houston shared a tip "Holy ****!!!"

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paigeclemons shared a tip "To enjoy this film, you’ll need to have a taste for the obscure."

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mary_gemmer shared a tip "Weird, but enticing enough to make me want to finish it. Did I say weird?"

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bouwer_marc shared a tip "Shocking slow burn...unforgettable"

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tessa_limits shared a tip "Eerie and upsetting"

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nancye_sanford shared a tip "Looks awesome!"

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frankie_jo shared a tip "what on earth did I just watch. five stars"

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richard_grosse shared a tip "Guaranteed to get under your skin!"

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richard_grosse shared a tip "Guaranteed to get under your skin!"

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adora_smith shared a tip "This movie can be a little weird at times and how they talk through out can be confusing. Overall, I thought it was a good movie."

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geraldine_grier shared a tip "Weird but totally different.."

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alex_estevez_3341 shared a tip "A true art piece that ponders the meaning of atonement. Great dialogue, and tense scenes. The cast is strong."

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crowbarhoneybee shared a tip "kind of hard to compare yorgos lanthimos to anybody but yorgos lanthimos so i'll say the lobster lol"

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shannon_day shared a tip "I wish there was a neutral thumb. The acting saved what was a rather boring pace."

charles_hollender shared a tip "Awkward, cringeworthy, dark but enjoyable."

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antoine_perusse_pigeon shared a tip "Great"

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domino shared a tip "this is genuinely one of the best movies ive ever watched"

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knockout5111 shared a tip "This is a odd flavour, but after sometime you will appreciate the movie"

laurel_schroder_6367 shared a tip "So confusing i love it"

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brittany_belcher_1926 shared a tip "Very Kubrick like movie"

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karia_white shared a tip "Very slow moving but chilling. Absolutely love KOASD. It is a movie that leaves you feeling uneasy."

charity_rendleman shared a tip "Unexpected and eery"

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