Written July 26, 2014
So much for my expectations.
Maybe I'm spoiled after watching The Conjuring. It served up great thrills and chills without relying on nudity, sex, drugs, alcohol, blood, gore, bodycount, shaky camera, and CGI. It didn't have any "Why would you go off alone?" or "Let's play loud music to mask a kill from the next victim" moments to further the plot. It didn't have unlikeable characters or huge plot holes. You're Next has all of these tired clichés and lazy traits except for CGI.
You're Next is very predictable. If you've seen the previews, several key scenes are revealed which lessen the impact of the rest of the movie. There are a few chuckles amongst the carnage. The best thing about You're Next is the exceptionally strong protagonist.
If you like scary movies you'll probably be entertained by You're Next. I found myself completely checked out by the end of the movie.
There's nothing after the credits
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Written August 24, 2013
If you are a fan of The Strangers you will love this movie! It was a spin on gore where you don't exactly know who is who. Home invasion movies are taking over and to me that's scary since this could actually happen to any one of us. Great movie! My husband and I enjoyed it during our little date.
Written August 25, 2013
This movie was amazing. I liked it much better than The Purge or The Strangers. It had a beginning, story in the middle, and a fitting ending. The characters were believable and the movie was not boring at all. I enjoyed the twists. I think anyone who was disappointed in the Purge will like this movie very much. I plan on owning it when it comes to dvd.
Written August 23, 2013
This movie is outstanding with twists and turns right up until the last second. Casting Sharni Wilson as the lead was a stroke of genius by the You're Next Production Team. The movie provides comedy and horror in a way that leaves the audience wanting more. In the theatre where I saw it ..... the audience erupted into spontaneous applause at the end. Best horror movie I have ever seen. No question ...... this will lead at the box office after the first weekend. Outstanding!!!!!!
Written September 16, 2014
At first You're Next was building up to being a good thriller/horror movie, but once the killings started happening, it became comical and the whole movie theater started laughing. The movie turned into a hack and slash bad ***movie more than anything. Good movie, but not what I expected. Acting was okay but not great.