Piercing Movie

Piercing movie poster

Who's Involved:

Wendell Pierce, Marin Ireland, Christopher Abbott, Nicolas Pesce, Mia Wasikowska, Maria Dizzia, Laia Costa

Release Date:

Friday, February 1, 2019 (Limited)

aberrant violent and sexual content, nudity, and language

Runtime: 1 hr, 22 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Reed (Christopher Abbott) is going on a business trip. He kisses his wife and infant son goodbye, but in lieu of a suitcase filled with clothes, he's packed a toothbrush and a murder kit. Everything is meticulously planned: check into a hotel and kill an unsuspecting victim. Only then will he rid himself of his devious impulses and continue to be a good husband and father. But Reed gets more than he bargained for with Jackie (Mia Wasikowska), an alluring call girl who arrives at his room. First, they relax and get in the mood, but when there’s an unexpected disruption, the balance of control begins to sway back and forth between the two. Is he seeing things? Who's playing whom? Before the night is over, a feverish nightmare will unfold, and Reed and Jackie will seal their bond in blood.

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Who stars in Piercing: Cast List

"Black Bear" , "The World to Come"  

"Crimson Peak" , "Blackbird"  

"Life Itself" , "Maine"  

"The Empty Man" , "The Irishman"  

"William" , "Christine"  

"Clemency" , "The Runner"  

Who's making Piercing: Crew List

A look at the Piercing behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Nicolas Pesce last directed The Grudge and The Eyes of My Mother. The film's writer Nicolas Pesce last wrote The Grudge .


Nicolas Pesce

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Production: What we know about Piercing?

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2018: The film was in Completed status.

Piercing Release Date: When was the film released?

Piercing was released in 2019 on Friday, February 1, 2019 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Miss Bala, Troop Zero and Extreme Job.

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