Goodnight Mommy [DVD] [2014]

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  • Release Date: 12/01/2015
  • Rating: R
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80% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (51 out of 64)

Synopsis


Goodnight Mommy
Their mother's face wrapped in bandages following plastic surgery, two young Austrian twins begin to question her identity, and resort to torturous tactics in a bid to discover the fate of their "real" mommy. In the aftermath of an unexplained trauma, nine-year old twins Lukas and Elias (Lukas and Elias Schwarz) spend their days playing in and around their secluded Austrian home as their increasingly short-tempered, single mother (Susamme Wuest) seeks peace and quiet while recovering from facial reconstructive surgery. Distressed at her unusual appearance and disturbed by her borderline abusive behavior, Lukas and Elias soon begin to question whether the woman under the gauze is truly their mother at all. Those fears are apparently confirmed when the siblings stumble across a photo album containing a picture of their mother with a woman who appears to be their twin, and decide to torture the suspected intruder into confessing her true identity. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Susanne Wuest
    Susanne Wuest - Mother
  • Lukas Schwarz
    Lukas Schwarz - Lukas
  • Elias Schwarz
    Elias Schwarz - Elias
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    Elfriede Schatz - Red Cross Collector



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3.8
80%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Bizarre, surreal and effectively creepy...

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    TMAN
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    I've seen hundreds of horror movies over the years and every now and then I watch one that makes me feel truly unsettled. The original Last House on the Left and the French film Martyrs immediately come to mind...Goodnight Mommy left me with that same icky taste in my mouth. Technically this is a very well made film with some beautiful scenery and excellent performances, especially by the twin boys. If you're looking for blood and guts, you won't find much of that here. What you will find is a quiet, creepy little story that moves slowly along and settles in nicely right under your skin. Looked great on bluray too, so overall a nice addition to my collection!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Misleading but great

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    BrianB
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    Goodnight mommy was a pleasant unusual shock and while some reviews did not enjoy this film I found myself glued to the screen even though I had to read the subtitles. Goodnight Mommy is a scary physiological thriller with twists and turns. Even though the first half is the opposite than the second half I found myself loving every moment until the film ended. I recommend a purchase strongly if you don't mind reading subtitles and if your a fan of horror/thriller movies. Goodnight Mommy is intense and great if you liked the Babadook you may like this also I would not recommend the trailer go into this movie blind.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A Haunting Foreign Thriller

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    THCEJ05
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    'Good Night, Mommy' is not your typical "horror" film. Before buying, I read some reviews that stated that they didn't like it, mostly because it was in a foreign language film, but such review shouldn't detract you--it didn't stop me from buying it-- from checking this film out, if you're an avid fan of the "horror/thriller" genre and into foreign films. If you are and you want to try a film different from the "clichéd" horror, this is one of those films. It has top performances by the "twins" and it's at a great price.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great psychological horror

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    travelchic
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    I really enjoyed this movie...... it is not your typical horror movie, but more of a psychological thriller, that keeps you guessing. As some have said, the very end is a bit predictable, but the journey is worth it. And, it was original in its plot. It was filmed in Austria, and it has a different texture to it, and an eery feeling throughout. Warning: SPOILER: After you watch the movie, look up "Capgras syndrome." Another psychological thriller is the VVitch.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great movie! Twists and turns right up to the end.

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    ttboy76
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    Great horror film. Maybe not so much "horror" as it's more the creep factor, the "willys." Despite the fact the film is in German, it's not a huge amount of dialogue so you don't spend all your time reading instead of watching. Definitely twists and turns all the way to the end. After you realize what has happened, makes you want to view it over to see what you may have missed. It fits the creepy, mental, psychological type of "horror." Excellent movie.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Excellent foreign horror film

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    Kristian
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    I had the pleasure to see this in the cinema, and after it was an immediate buy. A dark psychological horror film that'll make you clinch. It has an interesting special feature where you get to listen to the two filmmakers talk about their inspirations. I thought that was neat. One of the great new indie horror films available

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A great little horror flick

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    bigshew
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    You have to really be into foreign films to understand and enjoy this one but I find many foreign films very well made, this one included. The ending does have somewhat of a twist so it makes it better. If you can read subtitles for the length of a movie and like good thrillers, then watch this film.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Different type of horror movie

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    Warrior815
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    I was expecting more from this movie. There's a twist that was hyped up, but it has been done before. Not bad, but not great. Not a fan of remakes, but I feel like this had potential and could benefit from one if they make some changes.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend



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