Drag Me to Hell Synopsis
A woman (Alison Lohman) must find a way to shatter a curse that threatens her soul with damnation.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This film is cunningly crafted in every detail--direction, script, performances, comic timing, special effects--from thunderous start to...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Raimi has made the most crazy, fun, and terrifying horror movie in years.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Raimi's still very much up to his old tricks, retaining that deliriously over-the-top brand of Grand Guignol horror that he had abandoned...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Raimi knows how to modulate his technique, as with the coolly controlled morality tale "A Simple Plan," but he's a firm believer in the...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Horror-movie heaven.
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San Francisco Chronicle

If you can stomach the projectile-sputum gags and stapled-eyelid attack scene, it's hilarious.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A Raimi-esque mix of gross-out madness and sick laughs.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Drag Me to Hell is unlike any scary thriller in a while: frightening, frenzied and fun.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Working with his brother Ivan, Sam Raimi is laughing with us - and often louder than we are.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Drag Me to Hell is an eyeball-gouging lesson in how to make a genre flick and live to tell about it.
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DRAG ME TO HELL - and I got raked over hot coals and fire. GRADE: C

Tues 5/26 - this evening I attended the advance press preview of this 99min movie directed by Sam Raimi (Spiderman 1/2/3). Sam Raimi delivered a over-the-top plot-thin 'horror' movie that has a few...

Best Horror movie I've seen in a long time

By DrGonzo615
So I was able to see the premier at the Chinese theatre in hollywood last night, and i went in with little to no expectations. This movie was awesome though, tons of chills but theres also a lot of...

If you like the Evil Dead movies GO SEE THIS!!!

By hilifig552
I saw the prescreening of this movie last night and I have to say I thought it was AWESOME! It's classic Sam Raimi at his best (in the style of his Evil Dead movies). The whole audience laughed and...

Sam Raimi, where have you been!!!

By noelrunge
Reading the reviews of those that didn't like the movie, I question if they were fans of the "Evil Dead" series of films released during the 80's. This was classic Raimi; over-the-top, graphic,...

Drag Me to Hell

By bloodredguy
Look it's a Sam Raimi movie. If you don't know what you're in for then I really feel no sympathy for those who sit there in a PG-13 horror movie and expect garbage like Saw or Hills Have Eyes or the...


By supergalacticjones
This movie is a satire, and a satire is supposed to be ridiculous and over the top! It's classic Sam Raimi, and it's hilarious. The only bad thing about this movie is Justin Long. What a...

Five Word Review

By redyeah
Sam Raimi back to roots...

Drag Me To Hell thrills

By vfmsballer
Drag Me To Hell looked like a complete joke when I first saw commercials on TV. It looks like a complete waste of time, dealing with terrible special effects and more gore than most people could...

in the spirit

By cherkahn
if you are one of the true Sam Raimi fans, who loves and appreciates movies such as The Evil Dead, and Army of Darkness, you will ADORE this movie. it is both hysterical and scary. seriously, i...

went to the midnight viewing of film today Friday 12am.

By australian68
this movie is SCARY...and i guess im told if you liked Evil Dead then you will love this film. This movie was so good, the whole story was well done. I didnt like the animal sacrifice in one part...

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Rated PG-13 | For terror, disturbing images, sequences of horror violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says More scares than gore, but still too much for young kids.
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