75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
A well-paced and entertaining horror debut.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

It's a bloodsucker's paradise.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Works on its own terms, which is more than can be said of most horror films these days. If this is the kind of movie you're looking for, it delivers.
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75

USA Today

It loses some of its bite by film's end, but 30 Days of Night manages to do for the vampire genre what "28 Days Later" did for the zombie flick: give age-old monsters a modern-day makeover.
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63

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Based on a graphic novel, 30 Days of Night opens with a premise so promising it seems almost impossible to screw up.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A proficient, atmospheric fangfest that does nothing you haven't seen before but still does it passably well.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is well-made, well-photographed and plausibly acted, and is better than it needs to be.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

Dramatically, the film is a shambles, with whiplash-inducing lurches in tone and pacing that make it seem as if portions were edited out of sequence.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Lighter on horror than it is on inadvertent humor.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
You can expect a lot of shredding and gurgling. 30 Days of Night is relentless, but it's also relentlessly one-note.
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53 out of 100
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