We’re mere days away from the release of the decade-in-the-making follow-up to Bryan Bertino’s home invasion horror masterpiece; The Strangers: Prey at Night hits theaters on March 9th. It’s the perfect time to reflect on the original Strangers, released in 2008 and starring Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, and Gemma Ward.
So what do you make of that bleak ending—and why were the titular Strangers’ faces never revealed? And what about rumors that the film is based on a true story? Our friends at FoundFlix address both these issues in their most recent video: THE STRANGERS (2008) Ending + Real Life Origin Explained! Give it a spin and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
At the bottom of the article, you can see the trailer and synopsis for The Strangers: Prey at Night, directed by Johannes Roberts and starring Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, and Martin Henderson. Enjoy!
WARNING: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: Ending Explained for the home invasion thriller THE STRANGERS, featuring a couple who are terrorized by a trio of masked killers. Learn more in detail about the origins of the killers, and the true crimes from history that inspired them.
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Official Synopsis: Mike and his wife Cindy take their son and daughter on a road trip that becomes their worst nightmare. The family members soon find themselves in a desperate fight for survival when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park that’s mysteriously deserted — until three masked psychopaths show up to satisfy their thirst for blood.
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