It Follows


It Follows

Critics Consensus

Smart, original, and above all terrifying, It Follows is the rare modern horror film that works on multiple levels -- and leaves a lingering sting.



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After a strange sexual encounter, a teenager finds herself haunted by nightmarish visions and the inescapable sense that something is after her. (C) Radius-TWC


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  • It Follows represents a compelling evolution in how studios and audiences can (and should) conceive of its monsters.

    Jan 21, 2016 | Full Review…
  • No question that the storytelling here is impressive; the story itself, however, is a bit thin.

    Dec 30, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

    Liz Braun

    Toronto Sun
    Top Critic
  • It's a testament to how scary a movie It Follows is that for days after watching it, you walk around thinking up survival plans - should you hide, stay on the move forever, pass the haunting on to someone else?

    Nov 10, 2015
  • Ultimately, rather than sex, what seems threatening here is impending adulthood in all its dimensions, and in its floaty, insubstantial way, It Follows catches some of the mingled excitement and terror of growing up.

    Apr 16, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
  • It's a wildly fun conceit ... Mitchell's atmospheric rendering of It Follows gives the film a fanciful, otherworldly feel.

    Apr 1, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/4
  • Good horror films rely on suspense and tension, and this one has both elements aplenty.

    Mar 28, 2015 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for It Follows

  • Aug 05, 2017
    Maybe I'm not refined enough to understand and enjoy this movie as there is only one word I can muster to describe what I just watched and that is .....Boring
    Film C Super Reviewer
  • Feb 03, 2017
    A movie that just makes you look over your shoulder why you are still watching, you stop and think is this real. Aside from the unnecessary adult theme this is a good movie, by far some of the best cinematography ever in a thriller. The acting is a bit engrossing sometimes, they did a good job in playing out this completely original story.
    Jarrin R Super Reviewer
  • Jul 11, 2016
    While paying homage to the original horror films, It Follows keeps constant suspense, with heart pounding music ultimately delivering a chilling horror film. - Andrew Huynh
    Andrew H Super Reviewer
  • Jun 16, 2016
    Definitely a solid horror film in a time where we don't see a lot of quality in the genre. It has the feel of a 1970's horror movie and borrows a lot from movies such as Nightmare on Elm Street and Halloween. Some of the acting may dip throughout the film, but the lead (Maika Monroe) has a great performance. A must-see for horror movie fans.
    Hayden B Super Reviewer

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