Movies directed by John Erick Dowdle

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No Escape

It's increasingly unusual that a thriller can claim to maintain its intensity for the entirety of its running length. No Escape is masterful at keeping the stakes high without confounding our so-called "suspension of disbelief." Unlike ...

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2015-08-26
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Disturbing Images, Profanity)
Genre: Thriller
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Cast: Owen Wilson, Lake Bell, Pierce Brosnan, ...
Quarantine

It has become tiresome to travel to a multiplex seemingly every other Friday to see the latest remake of a foreign horror film. For the most part, the problem isn't that these productions are remakes but that they're bad remakes. In some cases, t...

Run Time: 1:28
U.S. Release Date: 2008-10-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: HORROR
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Cast: Jennifer Carpenter, Steve Harris, Jay Hernandez, ...
Devil

The underlying premise of Devil is the kind of thing Alfred Hitchcock could have used to develop a tightly-wound, pulse-pounding suspense movie. Unfortunately, Hitchcock is dead and the two men shepherding Devil through its production are not near...

Run Time: 1:20
U.S. Release Date: 2010-09-17
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity)
Genre: THRILLER/HORROR
Director: John Erick Dowdle
Cast: Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O'Hara, ...