• Released
  • May 10, 2002
  • R , 1 hr 34 min
  • Suspense/Thriller
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60

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Far from a future cult classic, it turns out to be smarter and more diabolical than you could have guessed at the beginning.
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Paul Malcolm
Whatever the cause, everyone involved takes this blend of slick Verhoeven sleaze and Deliverance-brand musk way too seriously.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The film's poky pacing is a liability -- the setup takes an awfully long time.
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30

Variety

By Robert Koehler
Tries to salvage its dopey premise with frantic final-reel plot contortions.
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25

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Director Uwe Boll and the actors provide scant reason to care in this crude '70s throwback.
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25

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Cheesy horror flick that feels like straight-to-video material.
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20

New Times (L.A.)

By Andy Klein
Boll uses a lot of quick cutting and blurry step-printing to goose things up, but dopey dialogue and sometimes inadequate performances kill the effect.
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20

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Always a welcome presence in any film, Howard, as a simple-minded hick, gives Blackwoods whatever humor and life it has.
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30 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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