|Directed by||John Ross|
|Written by||John Ross|
|Edited by||Chester Howie|
|Music by||Sara Barone|
Grimcutty is a 2022 monster horror film written and directed by John Ross. The film stars Sara Wolfkind, Shannyn Sossamon, Usman Ally and Callan Farris. Produced by 20th Digital Studio and Capture, it was distributed in United States by Hulu, in Latin America by Star+, and internationally by Disney+.
A young teen must work with her little brother to stop an internet meme that has come to life. The outline of the story is a direct reference to the Momo Challenge hoax, an internet moral panic that reached its peak in 2019.
Production company Capture produced and 20th Digital Studio developed the film.
The film released in United States on Hulu, in Latin America by Star+ and internationally by Disney+ on October 10, 2022.
The film has mostly negative reviews from critics. Its approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes is 25% based on 8 reviews. Decider says to stream it, praising the cast. A review at Bloody Disgusting scored the movie 2 out of 5. Sportskeeda called the performances average. Laughing Place said it is a "fine watch if you’re looking for something new." Ready Steady Cut called it "a weak offering to the horror genre." Paste Magazine compared the film to Slender Man and called it "forgettable." Pajiba said it is "born of an interesting idea" but the execution was "unfortunately boring." A review at Nightmarish Conjurings said that "while there are the typical “teen horror” flaws, Grimcutty holds up surprisingly well." Decider said the film has a "strong cast." Mashable claims that the "scares are overshadowed by over-explanation." Common Sense Media called the monster goofy, scoring it 2 out of 5.