The Strangers

Lists: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Psychological Thrillers, Slasher film

Brief 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."

Overall Ranking: 473 (Rank from 2008: # 9)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 50%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less100(full review)
Bryan Lienesch84 - It's scary, yes, but even more so it's just very, very dark. There never seems to be any real hope of getting out alive for the poor protagonist and thus the whole movie feels like a morbid countdown to their inevitable doom.
Minnesota Man80(full review)
Dave Examines Movies75(full review)

People Involved

  • Liv Tyler (Kristen McKay)
  • Scott Speedman (James Hoyt)
  • Alex Fisher (Mormon Boy #1)
  • Peter Clayton-Luce (Mormon Boy #2)
  • Gemma Ward (Dollface)
  • Kip Weeks (Man in the Mask)
  • Laura Margolis (Pin-Up Girl)
  • Glenn Howerton (Mike)
  • Bryan Bertino (Director)