The Strangers is a true story or not? can be seen in two perspectives. Nowadays, Hollywood and other film industries of the world are filled with the term, inspired. Well there is another word ‘based on, these two words are ruling this entertainment industry quiet effectively. Why should not it be? Best stories are those which one can relate to or are nearer to life. Similarly The Stranger is based and inspired by not only one but three real stories took place at different times at different places, even far from each others.
The Strangers was brought to the cinemas in 2008. It is an American psychological horror and thriller film written and directed by Bryan Bertino, and starring Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward, and Glenn Howerton. The film revolves around a young couple who is terrorized by three masked assailants, who break into the remote summer home in which they are staying and damage all means of escape.
Budge decided for its make was $9,000,000 and after two postponements, was released theatrically on May 30, 2008 in North America. The film was marketed grossed $82.3 million at the box office worldwide.
The movie received mix reaction and critic from the reviewers and audience. Among the positive reviews, Jeannette Catsoulis of The New York Times said The Strangers is “suspenseful,” “highly effective,” and “smartly maintain[s] its commitment to tingling creepiness over bludgeoning horror. Despite the fact that the film had acquired an average number of positive reviews, it was listed as the 30th Worst 2008 Film at Times Online.
The Strangers is inspired or based on true story? Does anyone care?