The Intruder (2019) - Drama, Horror, Mystery

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A young married couple buys a beautiful house on several acres of land, only to find out that the man they bought it from refuses to let go of the property.

IMDB: 5.5
Director: Deon Taylor
Stars: Michael Ealy, Meagan Good
Length: 102 Minutes
PG Rating: PG-13
Reviews: 64 out of 274 found boring (23.35%)

One-line Reviews (191)

Very predictable, the cast is lame, the storyline is weak, and the plot sucked.

Enjoyable .

I was expecting it to be status-quo, but once it got going it kept me on the edge of my seat.

The film is pretty fun and has very intense moments that will build anxiety.

Surprisingly Entertaining .

This is a predictable run of the mill thriller with questionable acting and characters who are not clever.

Great suspense very good acting keeps you on your seat thrilling with no falling asleep on this one!

Good actors as well I agree that it was quite predictable but worth watching anyway

One of the better suspenseful/thriller movies out there nowadays.

I found it to be enjoyable in the ending, but I have to admit, I was pretty bored throughout it.

The IntruderOverall this was a well scripted, well acted thriller, Denis Quaid was brilliantly menacing and overall it was most enjoyable.

Worth watching.

Entertaining .

Suspenseful .

Although The Intruder was predictable, I still enjoyed it and I have definitely watched far worse titles!

Waste of money.

Being a fan a of the show Power and what Sikora brings to the character of Tommy Egan, I thought Sikora brought just enough of Egan into his character of Mike that it was really well done and intriguing.

Bored to death.

This seemed like cheesy good thrilling fun.

There was nothing scary, terrifying or suspenseful in this story line.

There's also a sub-plot involving the male lead who is against gun use, which is hardly foused on, which also makes it feel pointless up until the climax.

Quite enjoyable and really doesn't go where you think it will at times (7/10)Violence: Yes.

The whole thing smacks of cliche and builds up to the most typical climax you'll ever see coming.

Suspenseful and exciting movie!

It's much creepier when an actor is silent and works with his eyes and slow movements, instead of overplaying the role.

As I said the plot has been done before but it is still a gripping thriller and the acting is good.

This disparity galls Tokyo--and Sony Pictures, its official propaganda arm--to no end.

There are, for example, several points in the film that test the relationship of said married couple, and a few minutes later, the tension drops immediately, making it feel absolutely pointless.

But story was a little slow and overdone.

This movie was completely predictable and had no originality.


This scene also slow like hell!

Super thrilling~ .

I definitely recommend this movie to anyone that likes entertaining type movies.

Its a truly tame PG-13 affair and I guess its a low key time before the month gets super intense with what's to come in film.

I enjoyed it.

I enjoyed it and would probably buy it on DVD.

Predictable But Entertaining .

Really bored!

It was fun, entertaining and suspenseful!

Edge of my seat exciting.

Worth the watch if you are bored.

It was incredibly predictable, the humor was terrible.

Decent film Dennis was good reallly enjoyed it suspense and thriller

The wife finds his story of losing his wife endearing, yet every other person on the planet in screaming 'get off my land', this proceeds far too long and frankly for a smart lady, she lacks the common sense of a teenage girl.

The soundtrack belongs on a step up film, the acting is diabolical, the story is boring, the characters are annoying and the entire overall film is just a waste of time.

I found every second of The movie very entertaining.. Charlie was an amazing character

This is probably one of the worst movies I have ever seen.

If you're looking for a thrilling suspenseful creepy and lustful piece of art to begin your date night, The Intruder is the perfect film for you.

Dennis Quaid looked like a 52 year old in prime form; and he was entertaining as he did feats that your average 65 year old grandpa could only dream of doing.

very predictable.

It was suspenseful!

The car hitting scene slow like hell!

Like a boring retread .

The reason why I dropped the rating was because it was a classic boring ending and yeah what a surprise the bad guy died at the end.

The plot was intriguing, kept me interested as it unfolded, we got to see Charlie's intent with selling and staying at the house.

There's a few laughs in there but it still maintains the suspenseful vibe it's suppose to.

Very Predictable.

DISLIKES:Predictable Trailers ruin much So Much More Potential Some Character balancing Not the Most Intense ending Still Idiotic DecisionsSUMMARY: Despite the good this movie accomplished, it still falls victim to some of the trademarks that come with the Soap Opera like approach.

The reviews, for some reason, are on the low side but this was actually a pretty enjoyable movie.

"The Intruder" is a predictable thriller full of clichés.

But I found it to be very entertaining, the characters were believable and I was on the edge of my seat throughout.

This is just a waste of your time.

Quaid was predictable, and that's because Good and Ealy played the dumbest roles as homeowners dealing with a stalker who invaded there space at every turn and did absolutely nothing about it until the very end.

Yet, the full potential of the characters was not quite reached for this reviewer, falling victim to predictable plots, time restraints, and an ending that again is cliché and more attuned to those wanting to lead with their hearts than heads.

The director's cliche formula is really his own projecting of ridiculous agenda filled perpetuating of multicultural tensions blown out of proportion.

Don't waste your money, don't waste your time.

Predictable .

Worst Movie of 2019 .

This film goes for the cheap pops and predictable thrills.

Entertaining to say the least.

This movie is too predictable .

I would never see this movie again, and it was a waste of $11, and nearly two hours of my time.

For some reason the first 15 minutes of this movie are the biggest cliche in movie history.

Enjoyable Saturday night movie .

He always seems like he is teetering on the edge and the littlest things set him off.

It was a decent watch and an exciting plot quite close to real life where people find it difficult to part with their belongings at times.

I really enjoyed this movie very thrilling and fast paced dennis quaid's acting was excellent

It was a wonderful thrilling movie!

Starts off ok but soon becomes very boring and even annoying to watch.


I found the movie enjoyable.

Smacks of cliche .

Worst Movie Of The Year So Far .

Don't waste your time.

All in all I enjoyed it even if it was cliche.

This movie is the worst movie I have watched all year.

Too predictable .

Despite its predictability, it is entertaining and I did not find myself bored at any point.

Everyone did there job to make this a fun and suspenseful movies.

It is deliciously flawed, and predictable, but remained entertaining despite knowing that the actions in no way reflect what someone in real life would do.

Entertaining summer fluff .

its just pretty entertaining.

The film is very exciting..and entertaining.. ....

Suspenseful .

Very predictable, slow and full of unlogical moments .


The direction and script is predictable and decent.

Viewers need to learn to recognize the anti conservative propaganda in movies, if you can successfully recognize and summarily dismiss the idiocy, the stories are entertaining.

Predictable end...

A good, entertaining, interesting movie.

Just as the review title says, way too predictable to be enjoyable.

It is gripping and keeps me on the edge of my seat most of the time.

The Intruder is about as bland and formulaic as any made for TV Lifetime movie out there.

Extremely predictable I have no idea why the good reviews or I mean glowing reviews?!!?

This is one of the worst movies I have seen in a while.

To sum up like everyone else is saying it was predictable but entertaining enough and great direction.

Entertaining enough even with Michael Ealy in it who pretty much acts like he's stoned in all of his bland performances.

Waste of Time .

Comparatively, "Coal Creek Manor" winds up being ten times more exciting and entertaining than "The Intruder.

In utilizing the characters, spreading the development over the story and utilizing such a playground, the Intruder is able to make an engaging level of suspense that keeps you into the series, much like a mini-series does.

Good but predictable thriller .

The film was pretty basic, cringe at times and utterly predictable with a horrific script.

There were funny moments, intense moments, and light-weight scary moments, The writers wrote a typical suspense thriller where the wife doesn't believe the evidence until it's too late.

Everything is predictable.

With the cheapest of jump scares the film is predictable and unintentionally hilarious.

The film was pretty intense throughout and a spooky atmosphere!

Their realistic portrayals as troubled spouses (and unsure newlyweds) rise above the otherwise formulaic material.

Too predictable .

Worth the watch.

Predictable events & ending.

The ending is quite exciting.

Joe Sikora was still channeling his "Wild A$$ Tommy" role from "POWER" (boring) ...

Great Dennis but the plot is lame, the woman is idiotic to the point of making the entire movie unwatchable!

Humorous yet suspenseful thriller .

This is pretty entertaining!

The movie is both thrilling and filled with suspense, which is what I expect from it.

It's worth watching.

Kept me on the edge of my seat.

The filmmakers turn Charlie into a leering psycho and the ultimate confrontation is drawn out while Annie fears that Scott is relapsing into marital infidelity.

Thrilling successful with some minor flaws .

Entertaining .

It is a very predictable and formulaic genre-piece which doesn't have the needed twist in it to separate itself from the flock.

Overall, it's truly a suspenseful film/ drama but in the end an unexpected horror.

This movie was never going to set the world on fire, but it's something to look at and is entertaining enough.

Boring, pointless story .

Super exciting .

Meagan Good is well good at her work taking a common role and in some ways refreshing it to make it interesting, engaging and compassionate that you feel for the character.

Don't waste your time on this garbage.

Yes it is predictable.

Boring .

That is a little value but mostly it's a tiresome waiting game.

The film is predictable in it's story line and it's attempts to jump scare.

It became more entertaining as it went on.

It was like to fulfil the cliche 'this and that ' had to be in the movie , so they dumped it in!

But it still was entertaining, has one twist you won't see coming a mile away.


Very predictable, same story as many others, acting excellent especially form Dennis Quaid, in fact if it wasn't for Dennis Quaid (which reminded me of The Shinning) this film would score much lower.

It has an involving story (albeit a bit of a cliché: some nice people settle into a new home to find that they are being harassed by a malicious landlord/neighbor/ghost, etc.), anyway, it keeps you entertained until the end to find out how things come to a close.

Had me on the edge of my seat from start to finish!

Enjoyable and well done .

It's predictable, with many of the "surprising" components deduced a mile away based on the cliché plot points they love to tell.

I ended up rooting for the bad guy and the movie is predictable, the lead characters are annoying and dumb.

Further into the movie you begin to realize it's your common annoying and predictable movie.

Don't waste your time.

Intruding into new territory, The Intruder Manages To Refresh Things On This Predictable Tale .

If you like quaid worth the watch .

It is a gripping thriller that makes me a little scared to buy a second hand property!

This movie was watchable but very predictable.

Then came the long, tired story line that was filled with silliness and predictable cliches.

Then it became a cliche and very predictable .

new, the house known as Foxglove holds stunning engineering work that ropes the modern society in, primarily for stunning view, gorgeous décor, and the atmosphere it brings.

Gripping Thriller .

Many reviews say this is the worst movie they have ever seen.

"The Intruder" lives up to its billing with some surefire suspenseful moments and high tension.


Way too predictable to be enjoyable.

Even the idiocy is entertaining when you can see it with realistic perception.

40% of the film felt like an R&B music video compilation.. Bad acting, really bad soundtrack and very predictable.

One of the worst movies I've seen in my life .

Beautiful scenery and Dennis Quad in on the mark as a engaging friendly psychopath.

They were quite bland, and lacking in screen presence.

On the one hand, the film is fun (thus my 2 stars), but it is full of new Left propaganda about guns, race, and subtle comments against Conservatives.

This movie was surprisingly more entertaining that expected.

Surprisingly entertaining.

Slow like hell!

A gripping thriller .

Intense Thriller .

Worth watching.

Predictable and Full of Clichés .

I enjoyed it, better than some I've seen in this genre of movies lately.

Walking out of the theater, I remember thinking, "This was potentially the worst movie I have ever seen in my life.

Very suspenseful as Dennis Quaid perfectly plays his role and steals the show (not that Meagan Good and Michael Ealy weren't on form either).

Surprisingly Entertaining .

This movie was super entertaining.

Waste 2 hours of your life here.

Overall enjoyable.

Completley predictable story.

Instead of thrilling games of survival in the very house they chose, the last bout is a bit more boasting and brutish combat that ends rather quickly and unimpressively.

Cheesy and predictable from start to finish.