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  • On July 30 2018, President of Serbia, H.E. Aleksandar Vucic visited the production crew and actor on the filming stage in Belgrade, Serbia. No one cared, though.
  • This movie was inspired by a true alligator event from Hurricane Florence.
  • This was the second creature feature by Alexandre Aja. He also directed Piranha 3D (2010).
  • Basements are very, very rare in Florida because most of the state is at, or below, sea level, and the ground is largely sand.
  • The two leads, Kaya Scodelario (Hayley) and Barry Pepper (Dave), also starred together in Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018).
  • The last name of the main protagonists is 'Keller', which is the German word for 'basement'. The largest part of the film takes place in a basement. However, it remains arguable whether this was intended by the film makers.
  • Although set in Gainesville, Florida, this movie was actually shot in Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Bannons gas stations dont exist is Gainesville florida
  • There were no press screenings for this film.
  • Out of all the movies that were released in 2019, Quentin Tarantino has selected this one as his favorite.
  • This is the first horror film Sam Raimi produced in many years without his longtime producing partner Robert Tapert.
  • Early in the film, Dave's truck license plate says MATT 725, seen out the garage door during the hurricane. Matthew 7:25 in the Bible reads "The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock." (NIV)


  • There's a big 'ol crock in it
  • The burglars who rob the gas station are named Marv, Stan and Lee, which is a nod to Marvel creator Stan Lee. Coincidentally, Sam Raimi, who produced this film, directed three Spider-Man films.
  • Body count: 5
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