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It Follows (2014)

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A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bailey Spry ... Annie
Carollette Phillips ... Woman with Groceries
Loren Bass Loren Bass ... Annie's Father
Keir Gilchrist ... Paul
Maika Monroe ... Jay Height
Lili Sepe ... Kelly Height
Charles Gertner Charles Gertner ... Neighbor Boy
Debbie Williams ... Mrs. Height (as Deborah Williams)
Olivia Luccardi ... Yara
Jake Weary ... Hugh / Jeff
Daniel Zovatto ... Greg Hannigan
Ruby Harris ... Mrs. Redmond
Leisa Pulido ... Mrs. Hannigan
D.J. Oliver D.J. Oliver ... Police Officer (as DJ Oliver)
Linda Boston Linda Boston ... Teacher (as Linda B. Boston-Gilbert)
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Storyline

For nineteen-year-old Jay, Autumn should be about school, boys and week-ends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent sexual encounter, she finds herself plagued by strange visions and the inescapable sense that someone, something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay and her friends must find a way to escape the horrors, that seem to be only a few steps behind. Written by Jose Tamayo

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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It doesn't think. It doesn't feel. It doesn't give up.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent and sexual content including graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie was filmed in Michigan. Jay and Kelly's house is on Trafalgar Way in Sterling Heights. The ice cream parlor where Kelly and Paul work is Clark's Ice Cream in Berkley. See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the film, Paul fires a small handgun several times and hits the 'follower' in the head, knocks him out. The scene clearly reveals that bullets hit the pool surface at an approximate angle of 30 degrees, and judging by the actors' height, bullets travel at least 9-10 feet in the water before they hit the target. It would be impossible for those bullets, that are fired at an extreme angle, to wound someone after traveling so far in the water. In fact, MythBusters did an episode investigating the effects of guns fired at targets that are underwater, they proved the water provides protection. See more »

Quotes

Greg Hannigan: What the fuck mom?
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits at all, and the title does not appear on-screen until the end of the film. See more »

Alternate Versions

The volume level of the music was substantially louder in the theatrical version than in the 2015 Blu-Ray and DVD release. See more »


Soundtracks

Exotating
Written by Franklin Randall Hare & Loren A. Robinson
Performed by Metal Sky Craz
Courtesy of Franklin Randall Hare
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User Reviews

 
A film which you can't leave behind
22 March 2015 | by b-connalSee all my reviews

A simple but clever premise which draws upon horror traditions, especially the work of John Carpenter, is sustained throughout the movie to produce a memorable and tense 100 minutes.

The subject of sex, sexuality, disease, the transition into adulthood (you sense the director believes too early transition) and relationships between friends and family are played out against the backdrop of a once great Detroit. The films opening scenes summarise the movie perfectly and convey the central themes of the movie expertly.

Essentially a horror movie with a strong idea and 'conservative' message its strength lies in the realistic portrayal of teenagers, their relationships and what they think is the right thing to do faced with the horror that faces them and to an extent cannot escape.


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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

It Follows See more »

Filming Locations:

Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$160,089, 15 March 2015

Gross USA:

$14,674,076

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,729,511
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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