Aftershock Synopsis
What happens to a group of travelers who are in an underground nightclub in Chile when a massive earthquake hits? Hint: Nothing good!
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Variety

By Dennis Harvey
The script by Roth, Lopez, and Lopez’s frequent collaborator, Guillermo Amoedo, giddily piles crisis upon crisis, with none of the...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
The first, pre-'quake half hour is such a patience-testing slow burn that director Nicolás López runs the risk of extinguishing the viewer's...
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50

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Though offering some chilling twists on the usual conventions, employing wit and restraint where otherwise the filmmakers might have relied...
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50

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Aftershock has no earth-shattering revelations to make its mayhem stand out in the wreckage.
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Aftershock then becomes a catalog of most every unpleasant way of dying you can imagine.
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The Hollywood Reporter

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A movie that tends to stick to formula, offering up minimal scares amid scattered moments of gross-out bliss.
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Film.com

By William Goss
At first, it’s all fun and games whenever somebody gets hurt, but that’s not enough in and of itself to sustain the movie’s tension. We’re...
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40

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
People become mere punch lines: fleshy avatars for the gory grist.
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Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
The ending is sick enough to make it almost worth the wait. Key word: almost.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's an unrelentingly brutal movie set in an unusually scenic locale — the coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile.
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Felt like being ripped off again by the film maker!

By goldlizsts
I actually walked out before the end. That's how good, oh bad, it was. IF I were more violent, and the director was there, I'd have shot him for making such lousy movies. Well, IF it was a...

It's a tense one

By Laflaredhead
I had the weirdest dream last night about hiding in a sea cave because a tsunami was coming......

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Not bad

By bintmartin
More like a made for TV movie....

By jbondfan1959
Horrible, most of the film is in Spanish without subtitles. I would have liked to be informed of this....

Aftershock

By zprincessaiko
Great movie so intense. Perfect setting, too. Chile is known for its large quakes. Great job!...

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Rated R | For Strong bloody violence including rape, language, drug content and some nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Horror/disaster hybrid is gory, brutal, cruel, and unfunny.
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