• Released
  • September 15, 2005
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • Drama
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Ghosts Synopsis
Francoise sees Nina, an orphan with mental problems, and thinks she is her kidnapped daughter.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Clark Collis
While this Blumhouse production may be a less ruthlessly efficient scream machine than, say, its corporate sibling "Ouija," it is much more...
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67

The A.V. Club

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There isn’t a single jump scare in this thing. On the other hand, it would be nice if Jessabelle tried a little harder.
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50

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By Bilge Ebiri
It’s a strange spectacle: a horror film that spends as much time dismantling suspense as it does building it.
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
The script’s by Robert Ben Garant, also behind last year’s scary-movie spoof “Hell Baby,” and this one teeters right on the edge of...
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40

The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
Director Kevin Greutert, who cut his teeth on the Saw series (editing the first five and directing Saw VI and Saw 3D), whips up some generic...
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38

RogerEbert.com

By Sheila O'Malley
Steeped in Southern Gothic melodrama, Jessabelle is interesting in some of the small details, and in its strong sense of the Louisiana...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
An ineffective, derivative, and awkwardly executed mash-up of ghost flicks and voodoo movies.
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30

TheWrap

By Inkoo Kang
Unfortunately, it's just when Jessabelle looks like it might transcend its haunted-house trappings that the Southern Gothic clichés rear...
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30

Village Voice

By Alan Scherstuhl
Greutert's savvy enough to sprinkle some white folks among his houngans and mambos, but Jessabelle still plays out as Haitian traditions...
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30

The New York Times

By Ben Kenigsberg
Jessabelle is depressingly rote.
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