The Strangers

Synopsis: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple find themselves in a violent struggle, in which they go beyond what either of them thought capable in order to survive.
Director(s): Bryan Bertino
Production: Universal Pictures
  1 win & 14 nominations.
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86 min

How far away are you?


Will you just stay

on the phone with me?



This isn't happening.

This isn't happening.

Go away!



There is someone out there.

What are you doing? What?

There's something...

They'll hear you.

Stop, stop, stop.


What happened

to your hand?

Stop. Stop!

Come here, come here. Sit down.

Sit down, sit down, sit down.

How do you know there's

somebody out there?

I saw a man at the back

door. He's wearing a mask.

What do you mean?

Like a ski mask? What?

I don't know.

A fucking mask!

I don't know.

Okay, okay. Calm down.

Jamie, I'm so scared.


Don't go out there.

Please, don't go.

Please, stop.

Just stay here.

I'm right here. Stop.

No one out here.

Nobody. Come here.

Come here.

It's okay, there's nothing here.

So, what do

you wanna do?

I don't know.



what is it?

She's watching us.

She looks

like a ghost.

You want me

to go talk to her?

They don't wanna talk.

Well, they want something.

People just don't stand out

there staring at us like that.

They want something.



I left my phone in the

car, I'm gonna go get it.

You can't go out there.


One of them came in

here and took my phone.

Kristen, nobody

came in here.

She's gone.



What do you want?

All right, get the

f*ck out of here!


Kristen, go back inside.

What's happening?


Kristen, go.

Jesus Christ,

what are you doing?

I'm sorry. I'm waiting for you.

I want you to get your

things. Put your shoes on.

Did you find your phone?

No, I told you,

they took my phone.

Babe, I put it

in your bag.

James, it's not

in the bag.

I plugged it into the wall, and

when I came back it was gone.

It's just, I don't understand.

We checked the whole house,

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Bryan Bertino

Bryan Michael Bertino (born October 17, 1977) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. best known as the writer/director of The Strangers (2008), as well as writing its 2018 sequel, The Strangers: Prey at Night, with Ben Ketai. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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