American Mary Synopsis
Mary Mason is lured into a world of freakish surgeries.
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90

The New York Times

By Andy Webster
This film — the second from the Soskas, and shot in their hometown, Vancouver, British Columbia — combines gore, quiet dread, feminist...
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80

Total Film

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Katharine Isabelle is phenomenal in one of the most original and politically engaged horrors of recent years, even if the second half isn’t...
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80

Time Out London

By Nigel Floyd
American Mary nods savvily to the ‘body horror’ of ‘Audition’ and ‘Dead Ringers’ but still possesses a truly original, deeply disturbing...
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75

New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
It’s a truly interesting slasher fest; in this one, the heroine gets to be both beauty and beast.
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63

Slant Magazine

By Drew Hunt
The filmmakers certainly exaggerate (i.e. exploit) their subject, but for a community that prides itself on shock value, there seems no...
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60

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
This tale of a violently disillusioned medical student’s wade into the weird world of extreme body modification doesn’t develop all its...
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42

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Ultimately, American Mary simply reveals itself as a film with little on its mind, content to scare rubberneckers into contemplating the...
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40

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
The movie sags after Mary’s weak-willed acquiescence to crime, instantly turning her into a dull-eyed monster. You know her procedures are...
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40

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
It's made with gusto, but there's little dramatic interest for non-enthusiasts.
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30

Village Voice

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This Canadian film seems to be trying to make some points about body dysphoria or modern fame, but the one point it's absolutely sure of is...
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Perry cool

By MONINJA
Precise and detailed...

good movie

By JesseJamesMum13
not hardly any gore ending was disappointing overall mary is hot and it's worth going...

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Rated R | For Violence, Language, Gore