It Follows

Synopsis: 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.
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Production: Radius-TWC
  24 wins & 41 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min



Are you okay?


You need some help?



what're you doing?

I'm fine, dad.

What's the matter

What's going on?




I love you.

I know.

I know.

I just want you and mom to know

how much I love you.

Dad, I'm sorry that I can be such

a shit to you sometimes.

I don't know why I do that.

Just know that I love you, okay.

I just really love you both.

Hey, Jay.

Hey, what's up?


How long you're out here?

I'm going to watch a moive.

See if you like it?

Actually, I'm going out tonight.

That guy?

I like hm.

Me too.

I see you.

What're you reading?

The idiot

(Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Is it any good?

I don't know yet.

It's about Paul.

Hey, Jay.

Hey, Paul.


Hey, I've an idea.


It got away.

You ever played the 'Trade' game?

No, what is that?

It's people watching game.

My sister and I used to play

when we were bored.

You are bored right now?

No, shut up.

Let me finish.

Okay, how do you play it?

You start by watching the crowd.

Casually just go by the people

around you.


Now, without telling me.

Pick a person you want to

trade places with.

It can be anyone,

for whatever reason.


I got it.

Now, I get

2 guesses to figure out.

Who you picked.

And why you want to

trade places with them.


good luck.

That guy.


Okay then.

Who you picked.


The dad?


The son.

I mean how cool that'll be.

Like you whole life is out of you.

You know.

Come on

It's not like you are old.

You are 21

I know,


Look how happy that kid is.

Plus, at that age you could

go to the barthroom

anything time you want.

- Total freedom.

- Yeah.

Splashing his shirt right now.

Yeah, exactly.

I can never get away with that.

Okay, my turn.


Okay, got it.

How about the girl in

the yellow dress?


Right there.

I don't see her.

Right there.

Are you teasing me?

I'm sorry, I just...

I don't...

Can we go?

I'm sorry,

I just have to go.

If you uh...

Can we... can we go

back into the car?

Is there someone in there

that made you want to leave?

Like an ex-girlfriend or something?

You said you saw a

girl in yellow dress.

Is that someone that you knew?

No, I just felt sick.

I feel better being outside.

Thanks for walking with me.

Mom knows you smoke.

Yeah but, she'll cry if

she actually sees it happening.

Or she'll just steal your cigarettes.

How's it going with you?



I don't know.

He was acting kind of weird last night.


He said he wasn't feeling well


Something else was on his mind.

Have you.

- No.

- No.

I know he wants to, but...

I don't know.

He seemed different last night.

Do you smell that?

Like uh..

cherry coke, banana nicotine.

That's my favorite flavor.

I... love it.

Let's go back to the car.

That's funny.

I used to day dream about

being old enough to go on dates.

Driving around with my friends

in their cars.

I had this image of myself.

Holding hands with a

really cute guy.

Listening to the radio.

Driving along some pretty road.

Up north maybe.

And the trees start to change colors.

It's never about going anywhere really.

Just having some sort

of freedom I guess.

Never old enough,

the hell do we go.


You awake?

I'm sorry.

What are you doing?

I'm not going to hurt you.

Don' t worry.

You're not going to believe me.

But I need you to remember

what I'm saying.


This thing.

It's going to follow you.

Somebody gave it to me.

And I pass it to you.

Back in the car.

It could look like

someone you know.

Or it could be a stranger in a crowd.

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David Robert Mitchell

David Robert Mitchell (born c. 1974) is an American film director and writer. He started getting recognition after directing his second feature, the horror film, It Follows (2014). more…

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