Movies starring Christopher Abbott

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It Comes at Night

Over the past two decades, horror movies have increasingly gravitated toward jump-scare experiences: stories more interested in delivering sudden shocks than developing suspense through mood and atmosphere. This dumbing down of horror, which h...

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2017-06-09
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Disturbing Images)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Trey Edward Shults
Cast: Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, Carmen Ejogo, ...
Piercing

"There are eight million stories in the naked city. This [is] one of them." That iconic closing line from the TV series Naked City is one of the things I thought of at the beginning of Nicolas Pesce’s Piercing, which shows an art deco versio...

Run Time: 1:21
U.S. Release Date: 2019-02-01
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Sexual Content, Profanity, Nudity)
Genre: Horror/Thriller
Director: Nicolas Pesce
Cast: Christopher Abbott, Mia Wasikowska, Laia Costa
Possessor

Possessor (or, as it is sometimes being called, Possessor Uncut) is a science fiction/horror film from Canadian filmmaker Brandon Cronenberg. It can be fairly said that, at least in this case, the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Posses...

Sweet Virginia

Sweet Virginia is an odd title for a movie set in Alaska. An early version of this moody, atmospheric neo-noir thriller was located in the Appalachian Mountains; however, when director Jamie M. Dagg came on board, he moved the setting far to t...

Run Time: 1:33
U.S. Release Date: 2017-11-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Thriller
Director: Jamie M. Dagg
Cast: Jon Bernthal, Christopher Abbott, Imogen Poots, ...
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

As a satire about the absurdity of war and the way the news media covers it, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot has surprisingly dull fangs. Coming from Lorne Michaels and Tina Fey, this is especially surprising since neither is known for pulling punches. Neverth...

Run Time: 1:52
U.S. Release Date: 2016-03-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content)
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Director: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Cast: Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, ...