Cheap Thrills

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A scheming couple put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of increasingly twisted dares over the course of an evening at a local bar.


  • Pat Healy
  • Sara Paxton
  • Ethan Embry
  • David Koechner
  • Amanda Fuller
  • Laura Covelli
  • Todd Farmer
  • Elissa Dowling
  • Eric Neil Gutierrez
  • Ruben Pla

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Mar 28, 2014

If Cheap Thrills ultimately does carry us along, it’s due largely to Healy’s performance and presence. He’s a figure halfway between schlemiel and criminal, and the film effectively works that full range.

Metacritic review by Bilge Ebiri
Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine (Vulture)
Mar 27, 2014

Even if Cheap Thrills isn’t always plausible, though, it’s still a fair amount of twisted fun, thanks mostly to a surprisingly, effectively low-key turn by Koechner as the game’s emcee.

Metacritic review by Mike D'Angelo
Mike D'Angelo
The A.V. Club
Mar 27, 2014

Savagely assaulting the desperate state of a blue collar family man, the comedic thriller Cheap Thrills establishes a ridiculous premise early on and takes it to various extremes, again and again, until you just have to accept the crazy venture on its own terms or simply give up.

Eric Kohn