Countdown

Death? There’s an app for that.


Countdown
A nurse downloads an app for her smartphone that claims to predict the moment a person will die. Shockingly, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

90 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Horror, Drug abuse, Sexual violence, Imitative acts and techniques).
Horror, Thriller.

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Elizabeth Lail, Jordan Calloway, Talitha Eliana Bateman, Peter Facinelli, Dillon Lane, Tichina Arnold, Tom Segura, Lana McKissack
Director
Justin Dec
ScreenplayJustin Dec
MusicDanny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
CinematographyMaxime Alexandre
SA distributorEmpire Entertainment
Made in2019
Produced byBoies / Schiller Film Group, Wrigley Pictures

IMDB page | ScreenIt Report | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreHorror, thriller
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
CommentsContains scenes of horror.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

USA MPAA rating

PG-13: Parents Strongly CautionedRated PG-13 for terror, violence, bloody images, suggestive material, language and thematic elements
Runtime90
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

British Board of Film Classification rating

15: Suitable for 15 years and olderThreat and horror, Disturbing images, Sexual violence.
Runtime90
British version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
5
Blood / Gore / Gross
4
Guns / Weapons
2
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
5
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
5
Jump Scenes
5
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
5
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4

CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
14 +
Positive messages
2
Positive role models
0
Violence
4
Sex
2
Language
4
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
3

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
16 critics
6
Rottentomatoes critics
61 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconCountdown may offer a few fleeting jolts for horror fans with barren queues, but it lacks enough wit or creativity to leave a lasting impression.
5
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
7
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. Anderson quote iconEvil-app movie is all jump scares and flat characters.
5
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconYet another example of a high-concept idea that doesn’t deliver enough of the goods, Countdown might just have you checking your watch to see how long you have left before the end credits roll.
8

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
21 users
5
Rottentomatoes users
2114 users
14
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
14
IMDB
3065 Netizens
11

Average .. 42%

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