Sound of Metal

Sound of Metal

In Sound of Metal, Ruben (Riz Ahmed), a passionate and recovering addict, drums in a heavy metal band with his girlfriend Lou (Olivia Cooke). Their lives revolve around music and touring, but their world is shattered when Ruben’s hearing begins to rapidly deteriorate. Faced with a future of silence, Ruben is forced to confront his past demons and navigate a new reality in a deaf community led by the stoic Joe (Paul Raci).

Sound of Metal

Sound of Metal

Rated: R

Duration: 2 hr

Release date: November 20, 2020

Genre: Drama

Director: Darius Marder

IMDb rating: 7.7

Box Office Collection

Budget: $5.4 million

Opening Weekend USA : $0.0197 million

Gross USA: $1.142 million

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:$1.142 million


Academy Awards
Best Film Editing
Best Sound
American Film Institute Awards
Top 10 Movies of the Year
British Academy Film Awards
Best Editing
Best Sound
Best Actor


Riz AhmedRuben Stone
Olivia CookeLou
Paul RaciJoe
Lauren RidloffDiane
Mathieu AmalricRichard
Michael TowPharmacist
Tom KempDr. Paysinger
Shaheem SanchezShaheem
Chelsea LeeJenn
Hillary BaackHannah

Writer and Director

Darius MarderWriter/Director