75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An entertainingly hairy paranormal affair.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Swift, sharp adaptation of Stephen King's short story (from the "Everything's Eventual" collection).
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Sharp little psychological thriller.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is the old stuff, the good stuff, the tried-and-true stuff of shrewdly accomplished audience manipulation.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A deft Stephen King freak-out.
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75

USA Today

At his best, King's most effective creatures are not the ones behind creaking doors, but inside crooked minds.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Heebie-jeebies are guaranteed.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Even with its flaws, 1408 deserves to be appreciated by connoisseurs of acting and bravura filmmaking.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As thrillers go, 1408 leaves too much room for fun.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A curse would be a great improvement on the wishy-washy wickedness of this movie.
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64 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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