This site is games | books | films

 A Quiet Place
(2018) on IMDb

A Quiet Place (2018)

If they hear you, they hunt you.

A Quiet Place is a 2018 American horror film directed by John Krasinski and written by Bryan WoodsScott Beck and Krasinski from a story conceived by Woods and Beck. The plot revolves around a father (Krasinski) and a mother (Emily Blunt) who struggle to survive and raise their children (Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe) in a post-apocalyptic world inhabited by blind monsters with an acute sense of hearing.

Beck and Woods began developing the story while in college. In July 2016, Krasinski read their spec script and was hired to direct and rewrite the script in March the following year. The film drew inspiration from AlienNo Country for Old Men, and In the Bedroom. Krasinski and Blunt were cast in the lead roles in May 2017. Filming took place in upstate New York from May to November 2017.

A Quiet Place premiered at South by Southwest on March 9, 2018, and was released in the United States on April 6, 2018, by Paramount Pictures. It grossed over $340 million worldwide, and received critical acclaim. It was described as a “smart, wickedly frightening good time” by Rotten Tomatoes, and chosen by both the National Board of Review and American Film Institute as one of the top ten films of 2018.

The film received several award nominations, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Original ScoreProducers Guild of America Award for Best Theatrical Motion PictureWriters Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role for Blunt, which she later won. It was also nominated for a BAFTA Award for Best Sound at the 72nd BAFTA Awards as well for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing at the 91st Academy Awards.

A sequel, A Quiet Place Part II, was released on May 28, 2021, with Krasinski again directing and the main cast also returning.

By Source, Fair use,, A Quiet Place
By Source, Fair use,
Scroll to Top