Blue Ruin

Lists: Thriller, Crime / Heist, Revenge, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family."

Overall Ranking: 958 (Rank from 2014: # 50)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 41.67%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 8.33%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Mike Kowzun of Critical Movie Critics97(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread92(full review)Comedy: 1
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 7
Katie Wong88(full review)
Silver Screen Riot Matt Oakes85(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman85(full review)
Bryan Lienesch82 - It's a gripping little tale of revenge.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 5
Rewatch: 5
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik80
Stu Loves Film80(full review)Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 1
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 6
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis70(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin70(full review)
David Baruffi34(full review)

People Involved

  • Macon Blair ()
  • Devin Ratray ()
  • Amy Hargreaves ()
  • Kevin Kolack ()
  • Eve Plumb (Kris Cleland)
  • David W. Thompson ()
  • Brent Werzner ()
  • Stacy Rock ()
  • SidnĂ© Anderson ()
  • Jeremy Saulnier (Director)