Rating: R Restricted. Under 17 Requires Accompanying Adult.
Rating Explanation: or terror, violence, disturbing content, and language including sexual references
Jimmy's Buzz Guide Review: Although it makes a striking first impression, it overstays its welcome as it explores a pleasingly simple idea: What if the intruders had more to fear than their target?
Stephen Lang ...
The Blind Man
Jane Levy ...
Dylan Minnette ...
Daniel Zovatto ...
Emma Bercovici ...
Franciska Töröcsik ...
Christian Zagia ...
Katia Bokor ...
Sergej Onopko ...
Olivia Gillies ...
Dayna Clark ...
The money and skeletons are linked, of course, as an unnamed Iraq War survivor (Stephen Lang). He received a large settlement after his teenage daughter was killed in a
car accident some years earlier. This would appear to make him an easy
mark to the trio of Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto), who use keys
from Alex’s father (an employee at a home-security company) to break
into their targets’ homes. It’s a classic “What could go wrong?”
scenario in which the answer is, once again: “Everything.”
So inventive for its first hour, Don’t Breathedirected by Fede Alvarez strains credulity the
longer it goes on. The blind man becomes more of a Michael Myers-style
brute with each set piece: he’s always on the other side of the door,
and seemingly impossible to kill. By the time the credits roll, you
might find yourself breathing a sigh of relief for all the wrong