A reformed hunter living in isolation on a wildlife sanctuary becomes involved in a deadly game of cat and mouse when he and the local Sheriff set out to track a vicious killer who may have kidnapped his daughter years ago.


Robin Pront


Micah Ranum
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ... Rayburn
Caleb Ellsworth-Clark Caleb Ellsworth-Clark ... Taller Brother
Josh Cruddas ... Shorter Brother
Annabelle Wallis ... Gustafson
Zahn McClarnon ... Blackhawk
Hero Fiennes Tiffin ... Brooks
Lisa Cromarty ... Mrs. Berg
Leland Assinewai Leland Assinewai ... Boy
Kayla Dumont ... Jane Doe (as Kayla Dumonts)
Shaun Smyth ... Dr. Boone
Jason Jazrawy ... Deputy Hansen
Brielle Robillard ... Gwen
Melanie Scrofano ... Debbie
Charlotte Lindsay Marron ... Molly
Patrick Garrow ... Jim Needles


A reformed hunter now living secluded in a wildlife sanctuary after the disappearance of his teen daughter years ago saves a young girl from being killed by a serial killer but get caught in a deadly cat-and-mouse game. His path crosses with the town's sheriff who also seem to bring the serial killer to justice after the discovery of a dead body of a teen girl. Written by Fella_shibby@yahoo.com

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It takes a hunter to catch a killer.


Action | Crime | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, some disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


The spear-launching tool used In the movie is called an "Atlatl". Spear-throwers appear very early in human history in several parts of the world, and have survived in use in traditional societies until the present day, as well as being revived in recent years for sporting purposes. In the United States the Nahuatl word atlatl is often used for revived uses of spear-throwers. Australian aborigines called their spear throwing tool a Woomera. It is still used by traditional owners in rural areas of Australia, and was in common use by first people throughout the country only 230 years ago. See more »


The movie is supposed to take place in (fictional) Echo Falls, Minnesota. Although there is no Echo Falls, MN (there is an Echo, MN, but it is far southwestern MN), there are a few things that show/establish Minnesota (sheriff & other car license plates, missing poster 218 area code, 'MN Health Department' petition for death certificate, Minnesota state flag). But, the movie was filmed in Ontario, Canada, revealed in a few scenes. Easiest being ~ 30:45 showing Roy's Furniture & Appliances (Elm Street West and College Street) in Greater Sudbury, Ontario and ~1:12:00 showing the Hotel Ledo (Elgin St and Van Horne St) in Sudbury, Ontario...these locations are northeast of Michigan and ~650 miles from the Minnesota border. See more »


Deputy Hansen: [from the trailer] Do you think she was hunted?
Gustafson: I wouldn't call it that
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Written by Stefan Zillioux, Martin Reinsel, Jon Newman
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An effectively straight forward revenge thriller, that plays out like a northern wilderness feature film version of True Detective.
19 July 2020 | by tresm87See all my reviews

You can definitely tell the writer and the director were heavily influenced from the True detective series for this particular film which is a good thing imo. The visual style, thematics, and plotting aspects are executed in similar fashion as the show. The overall story is relatively run of the mill as far as the murder mystery, and seeking revenge in tracking down the killer. Still it stays interesting enough and never gets too stale with enough intensity and suspense to keep attention. The actors are all decent and keep a level of intrigue throughout. Also some very well done cinematography and fantastic scenery/settings. There are some moments that seem a tad cliché like a big reveal towards the end, but overall it does what it needs to as a basic thriller.

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Release Date:

18 July 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Silencing See more »

Filming Locations:

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


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Opening Weekend USA:

$53,205, 16 August 2020

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