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A Quiet Place (2018)


A Quiet Place is a 2018 horror film directed by , who also stars in the film alongside . The film takes place in a post-apocalyptic world where a family must live in silence to avoid attracting monsters with hypersensitive hearing that hunt by sound. When they discover that Blunt's character is pregnant, they must find a way to protect their family and survive in a world where sound means death.


A Quiet Place is a masterful exercise in tension and suspense. The film features strong performances from its cast, particularly from and as the parents struggling to protect their family. The film's direction by Krasinski is excellent, with his ability to build tension through the use of silence and sound.

The film's sound design is also noteworthy, as it effectively conveys the danger of the monsters and the importance of remaining silent. The cinematography and score also add to the film's eerie and unsettling atmosphere.

A Quiet Place is a unique and terrifying horror film that relies on suspense and atmosphere rather than jump scares.


A Quiet Place received numerous nominations and awards, including:

  • Sound Editing at the 2019 Academy Awards
  • Best Sound Editing at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Directorial Debut at the 2018 Critics' Choice Movie Awards
  • Best Horror Film at the 2018 Saturn Awards

Popularity and Success:

A Quiet Place was both a critical and commercial success, grossing over $340 million worldwide on a budget of $17 million. The film received widespread praise for its innovative approach to horror and its strong performances and direction.

The film has since gained a strong following among audiences and critics alike, with many hailing it as one of the best horror films of the past decade. The film's success also spawned a sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, which was released in 2021.

Directed by
Produced by Michael Bay Andrew Form Brad Fuller
Screenplay by Bryan Woods Scott Beck
Story by Bryan Woods Scott Beck
Music by Marco Beltrami
Cinematography Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Edited by Christopher Tellefsen
Platinum Dunes Sunday Night Productions
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date March 9, 2018 (SXSW) April 6, 2018 (United States)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language American Sign Language English
Budget $17–21 million
Box office $341 million

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