Gothika Synopsis
Strange events plague a confined psychologist (Halle Berry).
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
In trash as in art there is no accounting for taste, and reader, I cherished this movie in all of its lurid glory.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
For a while there, Mathieu Kassovitz's atmospherically charged direction sucks the viewer into the story's hellish vortex. That is until...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
For those who want nothing more than a thorough scare, Gothika is effective. But for those of us who want some psychological insight with...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Comes from the same jolly homage-to-schlock-shock producers who remade ''House on Haunted Hill,'' and the emphasis is shamelessly on ornate...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The movie gets a mild boost when her escape briefly takes it from just another crummy supernatural thriller into an OK escape melodrama,...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Ms. Berry works hard in her role, generating some excitement in the course of her distress. But the story's convolutions can't cover a...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
French director Mathieu Kassovitz Frenches this flimsy tale to death. No scene goes underplayed, no performance (save one, from Robert...
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
For most of the movie, however, Halle sprints, Halle swims (55 laps!), and Halle screams. It's a two-hour fitness video -- a portrait of the...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

Tolerable for undiscriminating horror fans but should be shunned by everybody else.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Stupefyingly stupid thriller.
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Gothika

By k87grad
This movie is awesome!! So many stars in it too! I don't buy many movies, but went out and got this one....

Not to Much of a Skare

By D2Krazy
While the movie did have Some "Shock" Scenes the Acting was Great, So Was the Plot..and The Ending...Very Good With Some happiness in it......

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Rated R | For Brief Language, Violence and Nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Grisly, disturbing, extremely violent horror film.
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