The Countdown is an American film that John Rickard produced, Zack Schiller, Sean Anders, and John Morris and directed and penned by Justice Dec. There were 3 production companies associated with it, Boies/Schiller Film Group, Two Grown Men, and Wringley Pictures. The film was released on October 25, 2019, in the US. It had a budget of $6.5 million and successfully had a box office collection of $48 million.
This film is thrilling as well as frightening to watch. It is not a horror movie dealing with supernatural elements, but it can predict the future, and how long one will live. It is all about an app and its users. Read this article and know more.
Is it Happening or Is it Mere Speculation?
Incidents focusing on an app are both hard to believe and seem false, but Countdown excellently conveyed that it can happen. The movie welcomed both positive as well as negative comments and reviews. Still, it is to be accepted that the movie was indeed a brilliant thriller and never let the audience leave the movie without watching it till the end or make them bored.
Several thrillers excite the audience, and Countdown indeed is one of them. The audience definitely wants another sequel of this film, but there is no news of Countdown 2. So do not believe mere speculations.
What Happened in Countdown
The story begins with Courtney, a teenager who got convinced to download Countdown’s app by her friends and does that. The app is famous as it predicts how long a person will survive accurately. Now, this, for instance, seemed to be very illogical and funny until the events the app predicted came true.
Courtney realized that she had only 3 hours and 22 minutes to live, and it did come true in the end. But unfortunately, she is killed just when the timer reaches Zero. There seems no way to escape this trick, and eventually, everyone who used this app got killed.
Who was There in Countdown?
The Countdown had stars namely Elizabeth Lail as Quinn Harris, Jordan Calloway as Matt Monroe, Talitha Bateman as Jordan Harris, Tichina Arnold as Nurse Amy, P. J. Byrne as Father John, Peter Facinelli as Dr. Sullivan, Anne Winters as Courtney, Matt Letscher as Charlie Harris, Dillon Lane as Evan, Tom Segura as Derek, Charlie McDermott as Scott, Christina Pazsitzky as Krissy, Jeannie Elise Mai as Allie and Marisela Zumbado as Kate.
Should You Stream Countdown?
Now, as it seems, Countdown 2 is not happening. There is no as such news of it. However, Countdown had a massive impact on the audience, and we hope you know that an app was also created after this film’s release and popularity. The film, till the end, gives the audience thrills and goosebumps.
You may believe that one can escape this deadly game at one time, but no. Everyone falls into the trap and gets themselves killed. If you have not yet watched the film, you should do it now.