Crawl will be released in immersive multi-sensory 4DX format

CJ 4DPLEX and Paramount Pictures has announced that Crawl will be released in the immersive, multi-sensory 4DX format. The announcement further extends the commitment between CJ 4DPLEX and Paramount Pictures with plans to announce additional titles later in 2019. Crawl will open in 4DX auditoriums on July 7th.

The summer release of Crawl builds on successful past releases with Paramount including A Quiet Place, Mission: Impossible: Fallout, Bumblebee and Pet Sematary.

“We are thrilled to announce the addition of Crawl in our lineup this year. It will be the perfect addition to our summer slate where we know 4DX will amp up the horror and action beats, adding water, motion and all the effects, giving the film a full 4DX treatment. It’s going to be an incredible experience for moviegoers this summer to watch Crawl amplified in 4DX,” JongRyul Kim, CEO of CJ 4DPLEX.

“We can’t wait to share Crawl in 4DX with audiences this summer and expand our partnership with CJ 4DPLEX,” said Mark Viane, President of International Theatrical Distribution at Paramount Pictures. “Paramount Pictures is always looking to create new and engaging experiences for audiences, and we are excited to utilize new technologies like 4DX to showcase great stories in unique new ways.”

CJ 4DPLEX’s 4DX – – innovative theater technology enhances the on-screen visuals of action-packed blockbusters and haunting horror films, transcending the traditional cinema experience through special effects including motion-synchronized seats, wind, fog, rain, lightning, snow, bubbles, vibrations, and scents. The result is one of the most immersive cinema formats in the industry, drawing fans into the action on the big screen. 4DX currently reaches more than 644 locations worldwide, with 21 of those locations in the United States.

‘They were here first’

Crawl is a 2019 American action horror feature film directed by Alexandre Aja (Horns; Piranha 3D; Mirrors;The Hills Have Eyes; High Tension) from a screenplay written by Michael Rasmussen and Shawn Rasmussen (The Inhabitants; Dark Feed; The Ward). Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert (Evil Dead franchise) produced with Craig J. Flores.

The Ghost House Pictures production stars Kaya Scodelario, Barry Peppe, Ross Anderson and Anson Boon.


While struggling to save her father during a Category Five hurricane, a young woman (Kaya Scodelario) finds herself trapped inside a flooding house and fighting for her life against Florida’s most savage and feared predators: alligators!


Paramount Pictures brought Crawl‘s North American theatrical release date forward from August to July 12, 2019.

Cast and characters:

  • Kaya Scodelario … Haley Keller – Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile; The Maze Runner
  • Barry Pepper … Dave Keller – Maze Runner: The Death Cure; Monster Trucks; Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
  • Ross Anderson … Wayne Taylor
  • Anson Boon … Stan
  • George Somner … Marv
  • Ami Metcalf … Lee
  • Jose Palma … Pete
  • Morfydd Clark … Beth Keller
  • Tina Pribicevic … Young Haley
  • Annamaria Serda … Emma
  • Savannah Steyn … Lisa
  • Jovana Dragas … Susan
  • Colin McFarlane … Governor

Filming locations:

Belgrade, Serbia


The budget for Crawl was 14.5 million euros / $17 million. Principal shooting wrapped at the beginning of September 2018.

Crawl benefitted from Serbian cash rebates, which increased to 25% at the beginning of 2018. On 30 July 2018, the president of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić visited the set together with the Ambassador of the USA in Serbia, Kyle Scott.

Image credit: Sergej Radulović / Film New Europe

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