Silent thrillers: Films and TV shows with few or no spoken words

The box-office success of A Quiet Place proves that dialogue is not always necessary to make an impression. The Sunday Times highlights six other works with few or no spoken words.

Emily Blunt (left) and her daughter (Millicent Simmonds, right) have to stay very quiet to avoid drawing the attention of monsters in A Quiet Place.
Emily Blunt (left) and her daughter (Millicent Simmonds, right) have to stay very quiet to avoid drawing the attention of monsters in A Quiet Place.PHOTO: PARAMOUNT PICTURES

American actor-writer-director John Krasinski's horror movie A Quiet Place is about a family who can survive only if they stay very, very quiet.

So quiet that the film's 11/2-hour running time ends up featuring less than three minutes of dialogue.

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