Stranger in the Woods Parents Guide

Stranger in the Woods 2024 is a thriller directed by Adam Newacheck, and written by Holly Kenney. Starring Holly Kenney, Brendin Brown, and Paris Nicole, the film is set to release on February 14, 2024, in the United States. Originating from the United States and presented in English, the movie is also known as “Look at Me” and is produced by Wonk.

Movie NameStranger in the Woods
DirectorAdam Newacheck
WriterHolly Kenney
StarsHolly Kenney, Brendin Brown, Paris Nicole
Release DateFebruary 14, 2024 (United States)
Country of OriginUnited States
Also Known AsLook at Me
Production CompanyWonk

Stranger in the Woods Plot Summary

Olivia, still grappling with the recent tragedy of her fiancé’s funeral, embarks on a much-needed vacation with her close-knit group of friends. Seeking solace and distraction, they plan a getaway to a picturesque destination, hoping to leave behind the haunting memories and find a semblance of normalcy.

As the group settles into their idyllic vacation spot, the atmosphere is charged with a mix of camaraderie and the underlying tension caused by Olivia’s traumatic experience. Unbeknownst to her friends, Olivia carries the weight of a recent near-death encounter, having been found unconscious in her bathtub with a slit wrist. The incident, which initially appears to be a suicide attempt, shatters the tranquility of their vacation.

Amidst the sun-soaked days and carefree nights, a cloud of suspicion looms over Olivia. Her friends, grappling with their grief and confusion, start to question the circumstances surrounding the incident. Speculation and doubt creep into their minds, leading them to wonder whether Olivia’s struggle with her fiancé’s death has taken a darker turn.

However, Olivia vehemently denies any suicidal intentions, insisting that she was attacked by an unknown assailant. Her conviction sets off a chain of events that plunges the group into a web of mystery and intrigue. The once-relaxing vacation transforms into a tense and suspenseful journey as Olivia and her friends attempt to unravel the truth behind the incident.

As the group delves deeper into the investigation, long-buried secrets emerge, revealing intricate connections and hidden motives among the friends

With each passing day, the tension escalates, culminating in a shocking revelation that not only exposes the truth about Olivia’s near-death experience but also unravels the complex dynamics within the group. The friends must confront their demons and navigate the fallout of the disturbing revelation, leading to a climax that challenges the boundaries of friendship, trust, and the fragility of the human psyche.

Stranger in the Woods Parents Guide


  • The film contains intense and suspenseful scenes as characters investigate a near-death incident.
  • Some scenes depict physical altercations and confrontations among friends.
  • Themes of psychological tension and paranoia are prevalent throughout.

Disturbing Content:

  • The plot involves a character recovering from a recent suicide attempt with a slit wrist, though the focus is on the mystery surrounding the incident rather than explicit self-harm.


  • Moderate use of strong language and mature dialogue.

Sexual Content:

  • Minimal sexual content, with brief suggestive scenes.

Substance Abuse:

  • Social drinking is depicted, and characters are shown consuming alcohol in various scenes.

Frightening/Intense Scenes:

  • The film features suspenseful and unsettling moments that may be intense for sensitive viewers.
  • The unraveling of hidden motives and secrets contributes to an atmosphere of psychological tension.


  • The storyline revolves around grief, trust, and the fragility of interpersonal relationships.

Cast of Stranger in the Woods Film

  1. Holly Kenney as Olivia
  2. Brendin Brown as Sam
  3. Paris Nicole as Theresa
  4. Radek Antczak as Brandon
  5. Teddy Spencer as Clayton