Come to Daddy

    Come to Daddy


    After receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, Norval travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand.

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    • Elijah WoodNorval Greenwood
    • Stephen McHattieGordon
    • Michael SmileyJethro
    • Madeleine SamiGladys
    • Martin DonovanBrian
    • Ona GrauerPrecious
    • Garfield WilsonRonald Plum
    • Simon ChinDandy
    • Ryan BeilDanny
    • Raresh DiMofteSwinger


    • 100

      Film Threat

      My favorite horror offering of the year so far. It’s smart, uncompromising, inventive and just downright hilarious.
    • 83


      No matter its oddball turns, Kiwi director Ant Timpson’s wild, unpredictable debut manages to deliver a gory hilarious father-son reunion saga with a surprising degree of confidence in the silly-strange nature of the material.
    • 83

      The Playlist

      Come To Daddy is definitely not going to be everyone’s cup of tea. ... Provocative and ballsy ... [the film] doesn’t give a shit if you like it and perhaps even dares some audiences to sit through it unfettered. Ultimately, it knows that those who stay are on its weirdo wavelength and are in for something insanely entertaining.
    • 78

      Austin Chronicle

      Given the minimal – albeit excellent – cast and the film’s maximal rollercoaster of shifty mood swings and its increasingly paranoiac atmosphere of disorienting dread, it’s no wonder Come to Daddy lingers in the mind long after the final, emotionally revelatory denouement.
    • 75

      Slant Magazine

      Unlike many [M. Night] Shyamalan films, which seem constructed out of Mad Libs, Come to Daddy retains an emotional consistency.
    • 70

      The New York Times

      Absurd yet bold, lurid yet a tiny bit touching, Come to Daddy drags poor Norval from hopefulness to horror to a wickedly literal form of closure. More than a few audience members might even be happy to accompany him.
    • 63

      Movie Nation

      A gonzo, gory and goofball B-movie about fathers, sons and killing or being killed.
    • 55


      Come to Daddy has twists galore, not to mention a heavy dose of gore, but the further it drifts from its initial understated dynamic, the less each successive development seems to matter.

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