‘Mesmerising performance… compelling… ’80s-pastiche feel of Drive… an equally well-judged music score… a satisfying vein of black humour’
‘Rare is the thriller that converts Downton Abbey fans to the dark side…a playful ’80s-infused crowd-pleaser’
‘With its liberal layers of John Carpenter homage, and humour that seeps through the deadpan delivery…a welcome addition to the retro-horror canon’
Following its lauded Limited-Edition release, Second Sight Films now welcomes Adam Wingard’s cult favourite thriller The Guest – starring Dan Stevens in a career-defining turn – on Standard Edition 4K UHD and Standard Edition Blu-ray on 26 September 2022.
This riveting, slick and darkly comic action-thriller catapulted Downton Abbey’s Dan Stevens from TV period drama favourite to Hollywood hardman and a force to be reckoned with, as David, a veteran who turns up unannounced one day at the home of the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their recently deceased soldier son, who died in action. Disarming and charming, they welcome the stranger into their home and their lives, but little do they know what they’ve let themselves in for.
On the surface, David is the perfect guest, friendly and helpful, with nothing too much trouble, he quickly becomes part of the family, but when people in town start dying under mysterious circumstances, teenage daughter Anna (Maika Monroe – It Follows, Independence Day: Resurgence) begins to suspect that David might not be whom he seems…
Now the astounding action-packed thriller gets a Standard Edition 4K and Blu-ray release with brand new colour grading supervised by director Adam Wingard (Godzilla vs Kong, You’re Next). The UHD is presented in Dolby Vision HDR, there’s new and archive commentaries from the director and writer Simon Barrett (You’re Next, V/H/S) and much more, see full list of features below.
With all-out action, a rip-roaring 80s-inspired soundtrack and a wicked glint in its eye, The Guest will be worthy of your hospitality