"The Rental" is a 2020 American horror film directed by David Franco.
The starring cast includes Dan Stevens as Charlie, Alison Brie as Michelle, Sheila Vand as Mina, Jeremy Allen White as Josh, Toby Huss as Taylor, Anthony Molinari as the man, Connie Wellman as Apartment Owner, Chunk as Reggie, Amity Bacon, Chase Barker and others.

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


Is there a trailer for The Rental movie?

IFC Films on Thursday, June 18, 2020 released the trailer for "The Rental" you can watch here:
The Rental - Official Trailer | HD | IFC Films.

Plot summary

What is The Rental movie plot?

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

Charlie (Dan Stevens), his wife Michelle (Alison Brie), his brother Josh (Jeremy Allen White), and his business partner Mina (Sheila Vand) rent a seaside house for a weekend getaway. Upon arriving at the remote property, the group meets the property caretaker Taylor (Toby Huss), who acts oddly and makes passive aggressive comments to Mina, presumptuously in response to a comment by her. Mina becomes offended and challenges Taylor, before Taylor calms down the situation and both cool off. After Taylor leaves, Mina, Josh, and Charlie take MDMA while Michelle goes to bed.
Josh passes out on a couch, and Mina and Charlie have sex in the shower after kissing in the hot tub. The next morning, a hungover Mina and Charlie agree they can never be intimate again, while Josh mentions to Michelle that Charlie has cheated on several former girlfriends, making Michelle doubt Charlie. Mina discovers a camera in the showerhead and alerts Charlie. The two are confident that Taylor has installed the cameras and filmed them. Charlie stops her from alerting the police, reasoning that doing so would mean that in the police inquiry, Michelle and Josh would see the footage of them having sex. Charlie convinces Mina not to say anything to Josh or Michelle and they will leave as soon as possible, thinking that if Taylor ever revealed the footage, he would also reveal that he was spying via the camera.
That night, Michelle takes MDMA and calls Taylor to fix the hot tub. He arrives drunk, fixes the hot tub and then Mina privately confronts Taylor about the hidden camera in the shower, which he claims to be unaware of. He attempts to call the police himself but Mina tries to stop him. Hearing the commotion, Josh rushes in and, assuming Taylor is attacking Mina, beats him unconscious. Mina is forced to explain the hidden camera in the shower, but does not reveal that she had sex with Charlie. The group gather in the living room to decide what to do. Meanwhile, a masked man sneaks inside and smothers Taylor to death. When the others return and find Taylor dead, they assume that he died from the injuries inflicted by Josh.


Who plays who in the The Rental movie cast?

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

Dan Stevens  as Charlie Michelle's husband and Josh's brother
Alison Brie  as Michelle Charlie's wife
Sheila Vand  as Mina Josh's girlfriend and Charlie's business partner
Jeremy Allen White  as Josh Mina's boyfriend and Charlie's brother
Toby Huss  as Taylor
Anthony Molinari  as the man
Connie Wellman  as Apartment Owner
Chunk  as Reggie
Amity Bacon  as Background
Chase Barker  as Background
Conor Barker  as Background
Kylie Barker  as Background
Bryant Brown  as Background
Andrew Buchanan  as Background
Briana Hutchens  as Background
Douglas Jones  as Background
Madison McCabe  as Background
Keloe Cordeta  as Background
Christina Day  as Background
Elizabeth Droughtry  as Background
Tara Dukeshire  as Background
Bryan Flobery  as Background
James Higgins  as Background
Nathan L. Smith  as Background
Miriam Talus  as Background
Stephanie Voelckers  as Background
Stella Medina  as Background
Ovania Mosley  as Background
Gonzalo Ochoa  as Background
Sarah Oliveras  as Background
Jovani Ridler  as Background (as Jovani Richter)
Megumi Sasaki  as Background
Darcie Choate  as Background
Bo-Mandela Cordeta  as Background

Release date

When is The Rental movie release date?

"The Rental" movie release date was scheduled to be on June 18, 2020 (Vineland Drive-In) and on July 24, 2020 (United States) distributing by IFC Films, GEM Entertainment, Cinemundo, Golden Village Pictures, Metropolitan Filmexport, Odeon, Purple Plan, The Searchers, Pandastorm Pictures, Remain In Light, Scream Factory and ZDF Enterprises.


What are The Rental filming details?

The duration of the film is 88 minutes. The film grossed over $3.4 million.

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

Principal photography began on April 22, 2019, lasting through May 24, in Bandon and Portland, Oregon.


What are critics and audiences saying about The Rental movie?

"The Rental" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 74/100.

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