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M. Night Shyamalan



A chilling, mysterious new thriller about a family on a tropical holiday who discover that the secluded beach where they are relaxing for a few hours is somehow causing them to age rapidly - reducing their entire lives into a single day.

  • Director: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Main Cast: Gael García Bernal, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Eliza Scanlen
  • Soundtrack: Trevor Gureckis
  • Cinematography: Mike Gioulakis
  • Screenplay: M. Night Shyamalan
  • Cinema Premiere: July 23, 2021

What do the critics think?


7 reviews of Old (2021)

  • 1. Svenska Dagbladet
    6.6 / 10

    "Old" raises the big questions. Without classic horror movie tricks, director M Night Shyamalan creates a dark thriller that is both pleasant and unsettling. - Jon Asp

    Swedish: Shyamalan holds the audience hostage

  • 2. Sveriges Radio
    6 / 10

    Shyamalan has made a well-acted summer horror movie, with a touch of humor and a thought-provoking idea or two. - Björn Jansson

    Swedish: Review: The Movie Old - A Summer Horror Flick on a Paradise Beach

  • 3. Filmtopp
    6 / 10

    "Old" is definitely worth sitting through, maybe not for an extraordinary story, but to see literal entire lives derail within the span of an hour and a half. - Mimi Dahlén

    Swedish: Humanity's oldest fear with a new twist

  • 4. Aftonbladet
    4 / 10

    I was unexpectedly moved by a moment towards the end that illustrates what our lives look like. One day you're sitting in the back seat of your parents' car, enjoying your summer break, and the next day you realize that not only have they grown old, but you've also gotten gray hairs yourself. It goes by so fast. - Stefan Hedmark

    Swedish: Horrifying day at the beach in Shyamalan's new film

  • 5. Moviezine
    4 / 10

    It's classic Shyamalan – for better and for worse. A surreal summer fling where one's own age paranoia takes the biggest hit. - Patrik Linderholm

    Swedish: Same Old Shyamalan

  • 6. SVT
    4 / 10

    This is a soap opera, complete with exaggerated acting, unnatural dialogue, irrational behavior, and a clear villain. - Caroline Hainer

    Swedish: Film Review: Old - Absurd thriller about rapid aging on a mysterious beach

  • 7. Dagens Nyheter
    2 / 10

    On the beach, it becomes a mix of soap opera and disaster film, as the guests must try to cooperate, maintain their composure, and have moments when they reflect on their life's mistakes in the hopeless situation. - Mårten Blomkvist

    Swedish: Time rushes forward in Shyamalan's unbearably drawn-out "Old"

World-Wide Box Office Revenue

Box Office

Old has earned a total of 90 146 510 dollars from cinemas across the world (the global box office).