Emergency (2022): Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

Emergency is a comedy thriller film that focuses on three college students who find themselves in unexpected conflicts that call for an emergency. 

Release date

The comedy-thriller will be released on Prime Video on May 27.

Cast and creators

  • RJ Cyler
  • Donald Elise Watkins
  • Sebastian Chacon
  • Sabrina Carpenter

Directed By: Carey Williams

Written By: K.D Davila


“Ready for a night of legendary partying, three college students must weigh the pros and cons of calling the police when faced with an unexpected situation.”

Other details

Emergency was officially screened at The Sundance Film Festival and was praised for its subtle comedy and realism. The writer, K.D Davila is also a Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award winner. 


The trailer begins with two college students saying that they will be attending a couple of parties tonight. Escalating from that, the students find a white unconscious girl in their apartment who they do not know. The question of calling the emergency number is debated because three brown boys are involved and the cops will not oversee through their racial hierarchy. Thus, several other black people get involved in solving the conflict while the unconscious girl is been tracked by her friends.”

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