The psychological thriller of 2014, It Follows, made its debut at the Cannes Film Festival in the same year and had a theatrical release. The film has been penned as well as directed by David Robert Mitchell while production has been overlooked by Erik Rommesmo, David Robert Mitchell, Laura D. Smith, Rebecca Green, and David Kaplan.
Post its release, the 1 hour and 40 minutes long movie managed to gain $23.3 million against a budget of just $1.3 million. This American horror-thriller gained immense acclaim from the critics as well as love from the audience after its worldwide release making it an original and smart piece of art by the creators.
The following article will tell you about the details of the movie and what you should know before hopping into it!
What To Know Before Watching It Follows?
The movie revolves around a young girl named Jay who has a carefree and outgoing nature. But things change for her completely when she sleeps with her new partner, Huge. She becomes the recipient of a dangerous curse passed on to her through her sexual intercourse with her boyfriend. Now death will now follow her as a stranger or as a mate.
Initially, her friends think her to be paranoid, but later, when they witness the horrific incidents, they will try their best to save her so that she can protect herself. Will she be able to do so? Or is her end near? Well, to answer the questions you will have to watch the movie for yourself!
Who Are All There In It Follows?
The main cast of the film includes Maika Monroe essaying the role of the protagonist Jaime Height/ Jay, Jake Weary essaying the role of Hugh Redmond/ Jeff, Bailey Spry essaying the role of Annie Marshall, Ruby Harris essaying the role of Mrs. Redmond, Keir Gilchrist essaying the role of Paul Bolduan.
Olivia Luccardi is essaying the role of Yara Davis, Daniel Zovatto essaying the role of Greg Hannigan, Lili Sepe essaying the role of Kelly Height, Ele Bardha essaying the role of Mr. Height, Debbie Williams essaying the role of Mrs. Height, Leisa Pulido essaying the role of Mrs. Hannigan, among others.
Is It Worth Watching?
The movie bagged good critic reviews with a 96% score on Rotten Tomatoes, making it a fresh take in the horror genre and a must-watch contemporary work. It also ranked the movie as top sixth in that year. Another review aggregator Metacritic has given it an 83/100 rating based on 37 critics, implying it possesses universal acclaim. All in all, it becomes a definite watch for the horror lovers out there!
Post the success of the movie, the possible sequel to it was in talks by Tom Quinn, co-president of Radius-TWC, who wanted to twist the tale for a refreshing portrayal.
Where To Stream ‘It Follow?’
Since the movie has made it to the November list this year on Netflix, the audience will be able to watch it on the streaming platform. Other than this, the movie can be enjoyed on Vudu, Redbox, Pluto TV, and Plex if you own their subscription or can be rented or purchased from YouTube TV, Google Play Movies, iTunes, Amazon Prime Videos, DirectTV, AMC On Demand, Microsoft Store and Alamo On Demand.