The Strangers


1h 25m 2008

Brief Synopsis

The horrifying events that took place in the Hoyt family's vacation home at 1801 Clark Road on February 11, 2005, are still not entirely known. Champagne. Rose Petals. Candlelight. It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Kristen McKay and James Hoyt. But after leaving a friend's wedding reception and returning to the house, everything had collapsed for the happy couple. Then came a 4 a.m. knock on the door and a haunting voice. Is Tamara here?

Film Details

Also Known As
Strangers, Strangers (Rogue)
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Blue Sky (Czech Republic); Cinema Catering; Intrepid Pictures; Mandate Pictures; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Rogue Pictures; Rogue Pictures; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Technicolor Digital Intermediates; Universal Studios Sound Facilities
Distribution Company
Focus Features/Universal Pictures; 20th Century Fox International; Acme Film; Afd; Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm; Aurora Distribution; Bazuca; Cascade Film (Russia); Cascade Films; Cinemania; Cinemania Groupicon; Discovery Film; Distribution Company; Empire; Focus Features; Forum; Forum Film (Bulgaria); Frenetic Films; Italia Films; Kinepolis Film Distribution; Lark International; Luna Filmverleih Gmbh; Monolith Films Sp. Z O.O.; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Odeon S.A.; Palace Pictures (Czech Republic); Palace Pictures (Slovakia); Paradise; Paradise Film Distribution Company (Russia); Paramount Pictures International (PPI); Paris Filmes; Prooptiki Romania; RCV Distribution; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Sena; Shaw Organization; Ster-Kinekor; StudioCanal; Studiocanal; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment; Universal Pictures International; Videocine; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
South Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

The horrifying events that took place in the Hoyt family's vacation home at 1801 Clark Road on February 11, 2005, are still not entirely known. Champagne. Rose Petals. Candlelight. It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Kristen McKay and James Hoyt. But after leaving a friend's wedding reception and returning to the house, everything had collapsed for the happy couple. Then came a 4 a.m. knock on the door and a haunting voice. Is Tamara here?

Crew

Catherine A Abreo

Set Costumer

Jerry Adderton

On-Set Dresser

Davis Ahlstrom

Stand-In

Gillian Albinski

Property Master

Bill Allanson

Electrician

William Allanson

Electrician

Pamela Allessandrelli

Assistant Production Coordinator

Coni Andress

Hair

Christopher C Anthony

Props

Tony Bacigalupi

Assistant Editor

Colleen Balance

Set Designer

Colleen Ballance

Set Designer

Peter Battistelli

Props

David Beavis

Special Effects Technician

Jeff Becker

Best Boy Electric

C David Becton

Greensman

Wendy Bell

Makeup

Kenneth Bennett

Driver

Missy Berent

Set Decorator

Christine Bergren

Music

Bryan Bertino

Screenplay

Rufus D Best

Props

Donald L Binder

Driver

Kimberly A Bishop

Location Manager

Jeffree Bloomer

Sound Mixer

Troy S Boggess

Electrician

William M Bohlen

Props

Susan J. Bonno-buckner

Accounting Assistant

Linda Brachman

Assistant Director

Billy Bragg

Song Performer

Bruce Braselton

Loader

Angela Brashier

Stunt Double

Jennifer Brett

Office Production Assistant

Karen Brigman-pedro

Driver

Brad Brock

Foley Mixer

Todd Brodie

Music Engineer

Richard Buckner

Song Performer

Richard Buckner

Song

Tom Busch

Unit Production Manager

Tom Busch

Coproducer

Tim Cargioli

Boom Operator

Ozzie Carmona

Digital Effects Artist

Jessica Catron

Music

Christie Chaplin

Driver

John B Clarey

Props

Troy Coghill

Driver

Ronnie Collins

Props

Pamela Connor

Grip

Joe Cook

Driver

Jennifer Corley

Office Production Assistant

Danielle S Couture

Props Buyer

Rick Crank

Electrician

Jon Crowder

Foreman

Arthur B Crutcher

Driver

Robert Darwell

Legal Services

Doug Davison

Producer

Michael Degtjarewsky

Digital Effects Artist

C Benny Dietz

Driver

Sinita Dixon

Painter

Lee Donaldson

Grip

Jeremy Drake

Music

Joe Drake

Executive Producer

Sonya Duvall

Art Department Coordinator

Joshua Ellsworth

Props

Marc Evans

Executive Producer

Ashleigh Falls

Set Production Assistant

Nicole Feder

Dga Trainee

Tim Fitzgerald

Assistant Director

Clark Floyd

Stand-In

Victoria J Floyd

Construction

Aubree Foust

Production

Carole French

Driver

Mark Freund

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dale Frye

Stunt Double

Peter Fuchs

Music Engineer

Linda Gacsko

Assistant Camera

Randy W Gardner

Office Production Assistant

Craig Gilmore

Storyboard Artist

Elliott Glick

On-Set Dresser

Jonathan Golfman

Legal Services

Jeff Gomillion

Adr Mixer

Grafton Dewey Graham

Driver

Emily Lauren Gray

Stand-In

Nathan Gray

On-Set Dresser

Kevin Greutert

Editor

Marc Gruppe

Caterer

Brian Gunter

Gaffer

Woody Guthrie

Song

Merle Haggard

Song

Merle Haggard

Song Performer

Daniel Haizlip

Best Boy Grip

Tom Hajdu

Music Composer

Tom Hajdu

Music Producer

Christopher Hamilton

Caterer

William Hand

Electrician

Russell Hardee

Best Boy Grip

Maureen Healy

Digital Effects Artist

Gary Hecker

Foley Artist

Scott Hecker

Supervising Sound Editor

Albert Hedgepeth Iii

Sound Department

Kenneth Henry

Caterer

Geoff Herbert

Dolly Grip

Alan Hilburn Jr.

Driver

Brian T Hill

Props

David Allen Hill

Special Effects Foreman

Phillip Hoffman

Visual Effects

Pamela M Holdridge

Production Coordinator

Bill Holloway

Digital Effects Artist

Emmie Holmes

Costumes

Russell H Holt

On-Set Dresser

Jaime Leigh Horn

Stand-In

Zack Howard

Post-Production Assistant

Rick Hromadka

Sound Effects Editor

Marti D Humphrey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tim Hunley

Painter

Walter Huse

Key Grip

Gregory Ivens

Visual Effects

Chris M Jacobson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Tony Jenzano

Video Assist/Playback

Cal Johnson

Stunt Coordinator

Gary Johnson

Assistant Camera

Trent Johnson

Colorist

Brian Johnston

Electrician

James Jordy

Driver

Nathan Kahane

Producer

Susan Kaufmann

Costume Designer

Patrick Keenan

Digital Effects Artist

Joe E Keener Iii

Scenic Artist

Doug Kelejian

On-Set Dresser

Season Kent

Music Supervisor

Karen Keyes

Key Costumer

Tracy Kilpatrick

Casting Director

Rick Kim

Visual Effects

Renee Kitterman

Accounting Assistant

Kelli Konop

Executive Producer

Ashley Kravitz

Rights & Clearances

John D Kretschmer

Production Designer

Lindsey Hayes Kroeger

Casting Director

Rob Labrecque

Production Accountant

Jon Ladd

Electrician

Steve Langius

Visual Effects

Roy Lee

Producer

Jason Leib

Post-Production Supervisor

Amanda Lemmond

Stand-In

Jennifer Lemmond

Stand-In

Otto Lindsey

On-Set Dresser

Skip Long

Driver

Karen Love

Caterer

Brandon K Lyles

Accountant

Stephanie Macomber

Scenic Artist

Trevor Macy

Executive Producer

Sonny Mallhi

Executive Producer

Alton Mcclellan

Scenic Artist

Brendan Mcennerney

Electrician

Frank Mcgough

Lighting Technician

Caitlin Mckenna

Adr Voice Casting

Janet Melody

Costumer

Terry Mettger

Accountant

Dwight Mikkelsen

Original Music

Debra B Mills

Painter

Bret Mohler

Production Assistant

John Morcos

Visual Effects

David Morenz

Assistant Camera

Jack Munn

Medic

Daniel Murphy

Electrician

Gary S Naumann

Caterer

Craig Newkirk

Animal Trainer

Joanna Newsom

Song

Joanna Newsom

Song Performer

Han Nguyen

Visual Effects

Thomas Nicoll

Production Supervisor

Carly Norris-kahane

Assistant

Jim O'hagan

Digital Effects Artist

Terry Odeen

Electrician

Mark Overton

Electrician

Sheri S. Ozeki

Music Editor

Jennifer O¿connor

Song

Jennifer O¿connor

Song Performer

Harry Palmer

Electrician

Frank Pearson

Foreman

Rudy A. Persico

Assistant Director

Bob Poirier

Visual Effects Producer

Oak Porcelli

Stand-In

Brian L Powell

Electrician

Stephanie Powers

Craft Service

Will Purcell

Special Effects Coordinator

Laura W Pusser

Stand-In

Thom Rainey

Script Supervisor

G P Ramsden

Props

Stephen K Randolph

Costume Supervisor

David Rapaport

Casting Director

David Rawlings

Song

Tristan Rayos

Visual Effects

Steve Rhea

Location Manager

Christina Ritzi

Stunt Double

Doug Robinson

Electrician

Jose R. Dejesus Rodriguez

Rigging Grip

Phillip Rogers

Adr

Kim Roseborough

Assistant Editor

Jeff Rosen

Adr Supervisor

Film Details

Also Known As
Strangers, Strangers (Rogue)
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Horror
Mystery
Thriller
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Aon/Albert G. Ruben Insurance Services; Blue Sky (Czech Republic); Cinema Catering; Intrepid Pictures; Mandate Pictures; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Rogue Pictures; Rogue Pictures; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Technicolor Digital Intermediates; Universal Studios Sound Facilities
Distribution Company
Focus Features/Universal Pictures; 20th Century Fox International; Acme Film; Afd; Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm; Aurora Distribution; Bazuca; Cascade Film (Russia); Cascade Films; Cinemania; Cinemania Groupicon; Discovery Film; Distribution Company; Empire; Focus Features; Forum; Forum Film (Bulgaria); Frenetic Films; Italia Films; Kinepolis Film Distribution; Lark International; Luna Filmverleih Gmbh; Monolith Films Sp. Z O.O.; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Odeon S.A.; Palace Pictures (Czech Republic); Palace Pictures (Slovakia); Paradise; Paradise Film Distribution Company (Russia); Paramount Pictures International (PPI); Paris Filmes; Prooptiki Romania; RCV Distribution; Sandrew Metronome Distribution Finland Oy; Sandrew Metronome Filmdistribution As; Sena; Shaw Organization; Ster-Kinekor; StudioCanal; Studiocanal; United International Pictures; Universal Pictures; Universal Pictures Home Entertainment; Universal Pictures International; Videocine; ZON Lusomundo (now part of NOS Audiovisuals)
Location
South Carolina, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer May 30, 2008

Released in United States on Video October 21, 2008

Rogue bought the spec script by Bryan Bertino for a reported low six figures against mid-six figures.

Justin Lin previously attached to direct.

Literary Sale Date: 11/15/2004.

Script was a semifinalist in the Nicholl Fellowship Screenwriting competition.

Feature directorial debut for Bryan Bertino.

Released in United States Summer May 30, 2008

Released in United States on Video October 21, 2008