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Don’t Breathe

Don't Breathe

Critic Rating

7.7

8 Reviews
7 Ratings
100%
in favor

Audience Rating

7.5
3 Reviews
8 Ratings

Movie Info

Director

Writer

Running Time

Language

English

Synopsis

A group of teens break into a blind man's home thinking they'll get away with the perfect crime. They're wrong.Wikipedia

Don't Breathe Reviews

Shalini Langer
Indian Express

8

While the film manages to smartly get back on its feet, it is clear Alvarez got greedy and extended Don’t Breathe past its ideal running time. The thing is — and here is what makes Don’t Breathe the standout horror of this year — you may be holding your breath till the last.

8

Suffice to say that within the first few minutes of the movie, you'll find out why it's called Don't Breathe. It's fantastic. Go watch it.

Bryan Durham
DNA India

8

The idea of a Hotel California-like situation - you can check in, but never check out - makes for a tense, horror-filled film. More so, since the frights are provided by a flesh-and-blood monster and not a ghost or ghoul.

It's a largely on-set exercise in terror and it's played out in real time with a never ending series of challenges thrown-up for survival against all odds -so the increase in heart rate is quite palpable.

IANS
Sify

8

Overall the film succeeds in offering something special and original. And, Fede Alvarez is a director to watch out for.

Even though Don’t Breathe does fall short sometimes, it is still a great watch to see how the prey turns into the predator.

IANS
TheStatesman

8

Overall the film succeeds in offering something special and original. And, Fede Alvarez is a director to watch out for.

8

Your nerves will be ridiculously frayed by the end of this terrifying movie experience. But since that's the very goal of any horror/thriller movie, you'll walk away satisfied, reminding yourself that it's okay to breathe again.

Audience Reviews for Don't Breathe

  • Pranay Jalvi
    Pranay Jalvi
    36 reviews
    Top Reviewer
    9

    Thrilling horror flick with great villain and primal scares

    Alvarez's Don't Breathe is a command, both to the characters and to us. The housebound thriller tiptoes behind three robbers who break into a blind Army veteran's home and awaken the angry giant, who grabs a gun and a hammer and nails them inside. If he hears a footstep, he shoots. To survive, the characters get so quiet you can hear their heartbeats. Spooks don't get more primal.Don't Breathe is stripped down to the basics: a dark, hushed house, heavy with dread, and a thousand things that make us choke on a scream, from a furious Rottweiler to a bit of broken glass that turns Rocky's sneaker into a tap shoe. It's effective misery. After Evil Dead, Fede Alvarez impresses again with Don't Breathe. I would go with 4.5/5 for this impressive and terrific movie.

    November 20, 16
  • Rhiki Ranjan Neupane
    Rhiki Ranjan Neupane
    19 reviews
    Senior Reviewer
    8

    Very good .

    Best : Direction , Thrilling elements used well that makes it nerve-racking and scary , Performance by the lead .
    Weakness : minor flaws in screenplay that makes some situations seem a bit unconvincing.

    May 19, 17
  • Arohith rajan Rajan
    Arohith rajan Rajan
    8 reviews
    Reviewer
    7

    Don’t Breathe Review

    Don’t Breathe Is best horror thriller 2016,must watch.

    October 24, 16