- 1 hr 16 min
Weekenders is a 2021 indie thriller film directed by Erik Bloomquist and starring Peyton Michelle Edwards and Ehad Berisha. The movie tells the story of a group of friends who head out for a weekend getaway in the woods, but soon find themselves facing a dark mystery that threatens their lives. The story revolves around Claire (played by Peyton Michelle Edwards), a young woman who takes her boyfriend, Nick (played by Erik Bloomquist), and their two friends, Lucas (played by Ehad Berisha) and Olivia (played by Maggie McMeans), to her family's secluded cabin in the woods for a weekend of relaxation and fun.
However, things quickly take a dark turn when they discover a strange object in the woods, and Claire begins to experience strange visions and nightmares. The group soon realizes that they are not alone in the woods and that something sinister is watching them.
As they try to unravel the mystery behind the strange object and the haunting visions, the friends become increasingly paranoid and terrified. Each faces their own personal demons, and they begin to turn on each other as they struggle to stay alive.
Throughout the movie, the tension builds as the group tries to survive the weekend and uncover the truth behind the dark forces that threaten their lives. The film explores themes of trust, loyalty, and survival, as the characters face their deepest fears and confront the unknown.
One of the standout performances in Weekenders is the lead role of Claire, played by Peyton Michelle Edwards. Edwards brings a raw and emotionally charged performance to the character, capturing the fear and paranoia that grips her as the story unfolds. Erik Bloomquist also delivers a strong performance as Nick, Claire's boyfriend, who tries to keep the group together as they face the unknown.
Overall, Weekenders is a gripping and suspenseful film that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. With strong performances, a haunting atmosphere, and a compelling story, it's a must-see for fans of indie horror and thriller films.
Weekenders is a 2021 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 16 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.9.