The perfect movie for the most extreme horror lovers: a violent story that will make you not want to have children

The tape is so well valued that they have developed a ‘remake’ released in 2022. Better the original ‘Goodnight Mommy’.

As Narciso Ibáñez Serrador said, who can kill a child? Well if they are like the ones in the movie Goodnight Mommy it is possible that your answer to the question is not so resounding. The film directed by Veronica Franz Y Severin Fiala It’s candy for horror movie lovers, but it has consequences. It is also likely that you never want to go near a school again in life.

you can enjoy Goodnight Mommy in Prime Video.

In Goodnight Mommy, Lukas and Elías, twin brothers, wait for their mother to return from an operation. She comes back with her head completely bandaged, so they can’t see her face. Furthermore, she has become stricter than before and your children begin to suspect that it is someone else. Thus begins a game in which you never quite know who is right and who is wrong.

This movie is perfect to erase from your mind any ideas about having children that you might have. The level of violence exerted by the twin brothers on their supposed mother results in one of the most shocking and extreme movies to come out in the last decade. And if you are one of those who enjoy confusion and bad vibes, it is certainly a title for you.


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Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, the film debuted at the 71st Venice International Film Festival in 2014 and hit commercial theaters in January 2015, half a year later. It earned 2 million dollars worldwide, but without being one of the biggest hits of the year, it caught the attention of critics and horror lovers. In fact, was selected by Austria to present it to the category of Best Foreign Film at the Oscarsbut was not nominated.

In general terms, Goodnight Mommy has the consensus of lovers of the genre, who find it fascinatingly twisted and with an atmosphere so tense that it is impossible to get rid of it. Unfortunately, his final twist generates both pro and con comments, so we leave the outcome to be the judge for yourself.

The impact of the film is important and proof of this is that Amazon Studios developed a ‘remake’ that was released in September 2022. This new version has received mainly negative reviews, mainly due to the fact that it is unnecessary when compared to the original movie.

It was an attempt to bring the disturbing story to an American audience, but director Matt Sobel has failed to imitate the atmosphere of the Austrian production. In any case, both are available on Amazon Prime Video.