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Midnighters (2018)



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A New Year's night becomes a long day's journey into dread for one seriously unlucky couple in this wild-ride nerve-twister. On their way home from ringing in midnight on December 31, Lindsey (Alex Essoe) and Jeff (Dylan McTee) accidentally run down a man in the middle of the road. Things look bad when they panic and stash the body in the backseat. Things look worse when they discover that the stranger they hit had sinister intentions involving the couple and their family. And things go off the rails when a certain psychotic "Detective Smith" (Ward Horton) comes calling... The scarily gripping feature debut from The Walking Dead and Krypton director Julius Ramsay careens with hairpin twists and genre-defying surprises.

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Alex Essoe
as Lindsey Pittman
Dylan McTee
as Jeff Pittman
Joseph Anderson
as Officer Campbell
Andrew Rothenberg
as Officer Verone
Matt Myers
as Singer
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A notable genre surprise early in the year.

March 2, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

A low-budget film noir that benefits greatly from its tautness and lack of pretension.

March 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Plays like "Blood Simple's" impressionable but less proficient kid brother, nevertheless has some devious touches of its own.

March 1, 2018 | Full Review…

A twisty thriller with horror-movie flourishes.

March 1, 2018 | Full Review…

By focusing more on suspense and tension than gore, the brothers Ramsay (director Julius, writer Alston) have crafted an economical and effective alternative to the many disappointing big-budget entries into this genre.

February 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The intersection between crime thriller and horror is an interesting place to be, even if it doesn't fully pay off in Midnighters.

June 21, 2017 | Full Review…

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