Blue Ruin is a 2013 American thriller film directed by Jeremy Saulnier. The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival as part of the Directors' Fortnight section on May 17, 2013, where it won the FIPRESCI Prize. Saulnier funded production on the film through a successful Kickstarter campaign, which MTV.com
called "the perfect example of what crowdfunding can accomplish." The film was nominated for the John Cassavetes Award at the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards.