Stoker (2013)

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Its script doesn't quite carry the dramatic heft of his earlier work, but Park Chan-wook's Stoker showcases his eye for sumptuous imagery and his affection for dark, atmospheric narratives populated by mysterious characters.


Movie Info

After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him.

Rating: R (for disturbing violent and sexual content)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Wentworth Miller, Park Chan-wook
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 18, 2013
Box Office: $1.7M
Runtime:
Fox Searchlight Pictures - Official Site

Cast


as India Stoker

as Charles Stoker

as Evelyn Stoker

as Richard Stoker

as Young Charles Stoker

as Gwendolyn Stoker

as Pitts

as Reverend

as Housekeeper 1

as Housekeeper 2

as Mrs. McGarrick

as Mr. McGarrick

as Young Richard Stoker

as Jonathan Stoker

as Jonathan Stoker

as Doctor Jacquin

as Sheriff
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Critic Reviews for Stoker

All Critics (182) | Top Critics (45)

It's too safe, too knotty, too wastefully handsome, too dull.

Full Review… | January 3, 2014
Grantland
Top Critic

The shame is that while the film is as glossy as late DePalma, essential Hitchcockiness is swapped out for random ickiness, a sorrow in light of Park's own history of crafting sleek, liquescent, swamping fever dreams.

Full Review… | June 14, 2015
Newcity

Enthralling and tremendously entertaining.

Full Review… | June 27, 2014
Windy City Times

Will no doubt be dismissed by a few as little more than a work of filmmaking panache. The panache, though, is what makes the film great.

Full Review… | March 2, 2014
Movie Mezzanine

It's real strength, perhaps, is in its gaps and silences, which allow director Park to go to town with mood, composition and imagery.

Full Review… | February 7, 2014
Concrete Playground

I saw the blood but not the beauty or the growth.

Full Review… | January 8, 2014
Impulse Gamer

Audience Reviews for Stoker

½

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Directors Cat
Directors Cat

Super Reviewer

Dark, twisted story. Not sure I got it all, but fascinating and beautifully filmed and acted. One to rewatch, I think!

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Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Writen by Wentworth Miller

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Eliza Norton

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