Synopsis: Cloverfield follows five New Yorkers from the perspective of a hand-held video camera. The movie is exactly the length of a DV Tape and a sub-plot is established by showing bits and pieces of video previously recorded on the tape that is being recorded over. The movie starts as a monster of unknown origin destroys a building. As they go to investigate, parts of the building and the head of the Statue of Liberty come raining down. The movie follows their adventure trying to escape and save a friend, a love interest of the main character.
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Matt Reeves
Production: Paramount
  5 wins & 27 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
85 min

I love you so much,

and I'm proud of you.

-That's it.

-That's it?

-Yeah. Easy enough.

-Yeah. It's actually kind of fun.

-You enjoy it, Hud.

-Thanks, man.

Yeah, I'm doing...

Hey, what's up, man?

Hey, guys? Hey.

-What do we say?


Bon voyage, Rob.

Or however you say that in Japanese.

Yeah, good.

Oh, yeah, all right. Oh, yeah...

-Hud, what are you doing?

-I'm documenting the night.

But I thought I asked Jason to do that.

Oh, yeah, well, Jason asked me to do it,

so I've been doing it.

I've been doing it really well.

Well, are you gonna

take it seriously, though?

Because it's really important.

No, of course. I've been taking it

really, really seriously.

-Very seriously.

-You promise?

Yeah, you wanna do

your testimonial now?


-Yeah, do it right now.


Okay, just open up to him,

'cause this is gonna be

-the last thing he sees you...

-Okay, Hud, I got it.

Robert Hawkins,

I can't believe you're leaving me

to look after your brother by myself.

Oh! Easy, easy. I mean

I'm obviously standing right here...

And I know we're not officially family,

yet, but...

-Not fair, 'cause I'm gonna...



-I'll cut him out later.

But I think of you as my brother,

and I hope you think of me as a sister.

So, you better call us.

Now that you have this job,

you can afford to call us, so...



Yeah, sorry. No, you're good.

You're good. You're good.

-That was good!

-That's it?

I thought that was really, really good.

Yeah, but you weren't even paying

attention for...

Okay. Okay, you can do this.

Yeah. You got this, man. You got this.

-What's up, man?

-Hey, what's up, dude?

What's up?

Excuse me! Hey, Marlena?

-Hey, what's up?

-Hi. Hi.

Hey, did you know that I'm going around

the party and I'm...

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Drew Goddard

Andrew Brion Hogan Goddard (born February 26, 1975) is an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. He began his career as a writer on numerous acclaimed television series, such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Alias, and Lost. Goddard received further recognition for writing the successful monster horror film Cloverfield (2008) and the action horror film World War Z (2013). Goddard made his directorial feature film debut with the horror-comedy film The Cabin in the Woods (2012). In 2015, Goddard wrote the screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction film The Martian, for which he won the National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He then directed the mystery thriller film Bad Times at the El Royale (2018). more…

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