Picture this: you arrive at an Airbnb in the dead of night to find that the place has been double-booked by a mysterious stranger. You try to call the host, but it goes straight to voicemail. The stranger offers you the bed while he takes the couch, and you reluctantly accept his chivalrous offer. After all, it’s only one night. How bad can it really be?
In the world of Zach Cregger’s Barbarian, the answer is: worse than your worst, most bloodcurdling nightmare. This particular nightmare launches into action when co-renters and newfound friends, Keith (Bill Skarsgård) and Tess (Georgina Campbell), decide to explore the basement. Upon entry, they quickly find themselves trapped in a seemingly never-ending maze-like tunnel system.
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