Deliver Us from Evil Synopsis
New York police officer Ralph Sarchie, struggling with his own personal issues, begins investigating a series of disturbing and inexplicable crimes.
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The Wrap

By Inkoo Kang
For all its embarrassment of riches, “Deliver” never manages to transcend its bloody, screechy, pulpy origins. That makes the film both a...
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Expertly serves shivers, buckets of gore — and pretty much every cliché of the genre.
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63

Boston Globe

By Peter Keough
Though Derrickson offers some new twists on old tricks, and evokes a mood of menace with rainy streets, gloomy interiors, and the...
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58

Film.com

By Kate Erbland
For all its darkness, [it] never really scares up anything new.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
Like other entries of its pulpish ilk, the picture packs lots of violence, a fair bit of gore, and plenty of cheap scares.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
While the supernatural side of the film suffers a flaw or two — continued references to The Doors are superfluous and sometimes...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Director Scott Derrickson and his co-writer, Paul Harris Boardman, deliver a routine procedural with unremarkable frights.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Actually, Ramirez should probably have been cast in the lead, since things flatten out whenever he disappears.
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38

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Even horror neophytes won't be spooked by a film that looks as if it were shot with a smartphone and an Itty Bitty Booklight.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
At best, it will be remembered as "that exorcism movie with Eric Bana." More likely, "that exorcism movie where everyone has a bad New York...
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Great Movie!

By MoviesSCT
When I saw this trailer, I knew I wanted to see the movie and it didn't disappoint. It was intense and kept you moving through its fairly steady plot. While I guess some see it because it is...

Good but not the scarefest it could be

By benjamindelongbd
Good story good tension in spots and moments of jump scares . not gory at all really . the acting is good . it does follow the usual demonic possession arc with a couple curves thrown in . worth...

Good Acting

By briandutting
Acting was excellent, but movie was bad. Not scary. I tried my best to stay awake. No reason to be rated R. A real sleeper....

Should have been much creepier

By dondoveeb
Deliver Us From Evil is a film that was probably much better on paper than the screen version has turned out. For a film dealing with demonic possession, it sure is devoid of any creepiness, or...

Deliver us from this film?

By dsflynn2000
This movie sucked. Period! The acting was terrible. The supposed "inspired" by "actual" accounts is laughable. Dont waste your time or money. I generally judge films by the number of cigs i get up...

By koitemptations
decently scary movie, lots of jumpy parts but not the best one out there...

By taylorlfan54
Worst movie ever!...

Interesting and scary!!

By etheridgesuzan
Actors are great but Eric Bana is especially awesome! It's a good movie with scary twists especially toward the end. I think the only reason someone wouldn't like it is if they are not into these...

Pretty good

By renee6977
Good story line. Scarier than the conjuring. Should definitely see it at least once....

Deliver Us from Evil

By cnclatheman411
This movie truly sucked. There was nothing scary about it. They say this was a true story. I don't think so... We ended up walking out with about 15 minutes left. It was so bad we didn't even care...

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Rated R | For Grisly Images, Bloody Violence, Language and Terror Throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Demon-possession tale based on true story is pretty gory.
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