"The Hunt" is a 2020 American horror thriller film directed by Craig Zobel.
The starring cast includes Betty Gilpin as Crystal Creasey, Ike Barinholtz as Staten Island, Emma Roberts as Yoga Pants, Hilary Swank as Athena Stone, Wayne Duvall as Don, Ethan Suplee, Sturgill Simpson as Vanilla Nice, Kate Nowlin as Big Red, Amy Madigan as Ma, Reed Birney as Pop and others.

Here are "The Hunt" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Hunt movie?

Universal Pictures UK on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 released the trailer for "The Hunt" you can watch here:
The Hunt - International Trailer (Universal Pictures) HD.

Plot summary

What is The Hunt movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Hunt" movie plot summary.

In a group text, Athena Stone (Hilary Swank) anticipates an upcoming hunt of deplorables at a manor. Later, on her private jet, she kills a man who staggers out from the cargo hold.
Eleven captives wake up gagged, in a forest, for the hunt. In a clearing, they find a cache of weapons and keys to their gags, but upon retrieving them, five are killed by an unseen enemy. Three captives escape over a barbed-wire fence to a service station. The station's owners, an elderly couple consisting of Miranda "Ma" and Julius "Pop", identify their location as Arkansas. The three escapees, each kidnapped from a different part of the United States, realize their situation's similarity to the "Manorgate" conspiracy theory.
One of the three eats a poisoned donut and collapses, while Ma (Amy Madigan) and Pop (Reed Birney) kill a second with poison gas and the third with a blast from a sawed-off shotgun. They then clean up the station for the next person to come in. A fourth captive, army veteran Crystal Creasey (Betty Gilpin), arrives. Asking for cigarettes and their location, she makes conversation with Ma and Pop, and the latter get nervous. Crystal then attacks and kills the couple with the sawed-off shotgun the couple had under the counter; she reveals that the cigarettes were too expensive for Arkansas.
Inspecting the pickup truck outside, she finds a Croatian license plate underneath a fake Arkansas plate, and a booby-trap wired to the driver's door. She later encounters another captive; a conspiracy theorist podcaster named Gary, and warns him from taking the truck. They board a train car full of refugees, whom Gary believes to be crisis actors; the train is then raided by Croatian soldiers. When Gary tries to convince the soldiers of Manorgate and the refugees' perfidy, a refugee, "Crisis Mike", admits to Gary that he and only he is an actor and one of the hunters, but says the raid was not planned for and offers a head start for Gary's cooperation. Gary uses a grenade the actor had hidden to kill him, and Crystal is taken to a refugee camp. Crystal meets another escaped prisoner, Don (Wayne Duvall), at the camp. Oliver, an envoy from the U.S. Embassy in Zagreb, arrives to take them to the embassy. On the drive there, Oliver probes into why they were selected for the hunt. Suspicious, Crystal kicks Oliver out of the car and runs him over.


Who plays who in the The Hunt movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Hunt" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Betty Gilpin  as Crystal Creasey
Ike Barinholtz  as Staten Island (Moses)
Emma Roberts  as Yoga Pants
Hilary Swank  as Athena Stone
Wayne Duvall  as Don
Ethan Suplee (Shut the F*** Up) Gary
Sturgill Simpson  as Vanilla Nice
Kate Nowlin  as Big Red (Molly)
Amy Madigan  as Ma
Reed Birney  as Pop
Glenn Howerton  as Richard
Sylvia Grace Crim  as Dead Sexy
Teri Wyble  as Liberty
Jason Kirkpatrick  as Rannnndeeee
Steve Coulter  as The Doctor (Ted)
Macon Blair  as Fauxnvoy (Oliver)
Walker Babington  as Bandana Man
Vince Pisani  as Peter
Usman Ally  as Crisis Mike
Steve Mokate  as Sgt. Dale
Hannah Alline  as Flight Attendant / Not Stewardess / Kelly
Tadasay Young  as Nicole
Jim Klock  as Captain O'Hara
Christopher Berry  as Target (as Chris Berry)
Dean J. West  as Martin (as Dean West)
J.C. MacKenzie  as Paul
Ariel Eliaz  as Dino (as Aril Eliaz)
Alexander Babara  as Bojan
Tirol Palmer  as Refugee Mother
Ned Yousef  as Bearded Refugee
Iyad Hajjaj  as Backpack Refugee
Mikel Albagdadi  as Refugee Man
Martin Harris  as Agent in Charge
Yosef Kasnetzkov  as Border Agent
Jeff Brockton  as Border Agent
Troy Roker  as Border Agent (as Troy Jason Roker)

Release date

When is The Hunt movie release date?

"The Hunt" movie release date was scheduled to be on March 11, 2020 (United Kingdom), on March 13, 2020 (United States, Sweden), on April 10, 2020 (Turkey), on April 16, 2020 (Hungary) and on May 14, 2020 (Germany) distributing by Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Nordic, Universal Studios, Sabay MVP, Toho-Towa, Tulip Entertainment, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures International (UPI), HBO Latin America, Tanweer Alliances, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) and VUDU.


What are The Hunt filming details?

The duration of the film is 90 minutes. With a budget of $14 million, the film grossed over $16.2 million.

"The Hunt" movie is rated "R", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Hunt movie?

"The Hunt" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.5/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 57/100. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

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