Maika Monroe (born Dillon Monroe Buckley; May 29, 1993) is an American actress and professional kiteboarder. She made her acting debut in the film At Any Price (2012), and had her breakthrough with the film It Follows (2014), for which she received praise, being dubbed a "scream queen". She has since become known for work in the horror genre, starring in the films The Guest (2014), Tau (2018), and Villains (2019). She also had roles in the films Labor Day (2013) and Independence Day: Resurgence (2016).
Monroe was born Dillon Monroe Buckley on May 29, 1993, in Santa Barbara, California, the daughter of sign language interpreter Dixie and construction worker Jack Buckley. She later changed her first name to "Maika", by which she had already been known for most of her life. At the age of 17, Monroe left Santa Barbara and moved to Cabarete in the Dominican Republic to continue training in kiting after spending the previous summer there. She subsequently completed her senior year of high school online.
Movies & TV shows
A bank robbery ends in a fall.
Brothers by Blood
The children of Irish mob members are forever linked to the crimes of their fathers, as Peter and Michael were raised on the streets of Philadelphia. 30 years later, Michael now runs the criminal orga...
Fred's chance encounter with a man from his youth leads to frightening memories because he has a corporate job, a steady relationship, and a sick mother. A mystery that has been hidden for years about...
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The young driver was thrown into her worst nightmare when a Hollywood Hills passenger entered her car. Her terrifying, heart-stopping ride with the stranger unfolds over 12 hours as she navigates the ...
When their car breaks down, a couple on the run headed southbound for a fresh start in the Sunshine State break into a nearby house looking for a new set of wheels. What they find instead is a dark se...
How to Be Alone
A woman battles physical manifestations of her repressed fears and desires.
The story of a child star attempting to mend his relationship with his law-breaking, alcohol-abusing father over the course of a decade, is based on the life of Shia LaBeouf.
A young woman returns an elderly woman's lost purse, leading to an unlikely relationship between the two, until the young woman discovers her elder might not be all that she seems.
After meeting the sensible Mia and getting a damning diagnosis, his world is turned completely upside down. As their love blossoms amidst the chaos of his treatment, they discover that his illness is ...
Held captive in a futuristic smart house, a woman hopes to escape by befriending the A.I. program that controls the house.
Hot Summer Nights
During the summer of 1991 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a teen ends up in over his head while dealing drugs with a partner and chasing his sister.
The Scent of Rain & Lightning
When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets.
Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House
The Watergate scandal was uncovered by journalists Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein thanks to Mark Felt, who was known as "Deep Throat".
A couple is woken up by the news that everyone has vanished. They had to rethink everything they knew about themselves and the world because of their struggle to survive.
The Tribes of Palos Verdes
When the situation at her Palos Verdes home becomes volatile, Medina tries to surf her way to happiness.
I'm Not Here
A man struggles with the tragic memories of his past to make sense of his present, but soon realizes that time isn't the enemy he thinks it is.
The 5th Wave
A world devastated by waves of an alien invasion that has already decimated the population and knocked mankind back to the Stone Age has a 16-year-old girl trying to survive.
Independence Day: Resurgence
They were coming back. The nations of Earth are protecting the planet. We can't prepare for aliens. Only a few people can save the world.
Echoes of War
A Civil War veteran returns home to a conflict between his family and a brutish cattle rancher, only to find himself in a conflict with them.
He hides in a motel room. He only trusts his girlfriend, who takes him to meet a friend in a remote house in the desert. An unexpected guest asks a lot of questions at their arrival. The trust of the ...
Jay is the latest victim of a curse that was passed from victim to victim after sleeping with her new boyfriend. She will either die as a friend or as a stranger. When Jay's friends begin to see the p...
The Bling Ring
A group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track the locations of famous celebrities and then rob their homes of their wealth.
An evil shapeshifter capable of unthinkable acts, no loyal pet would ever be able to perform, is what a monkey owned by a teenage girl is.
There is a music video about a character.
A wounded, fearsome man is being offered a ride by a depressed single mom and her son. As police search for the escaped convict, the mother and son begin to learn his true story, as their options beco...
At Any Price
Henry wants Dean to help expand his family's farming empire, which is set in the competitive world of modern agriculture. Dean wants to become a professional race car driver. When a high-stakes invest...
Bad Blood... the Hunger
Several college students embark on a summer of sun and fun, but find that their adventure turns eerily macabre when dark and ancient forces propel them into a sinister enclave peopled by human, night-...
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