• Released
  • April 1, 2011
  • (Special screening on 3/29)
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 42 min
  • Horror
  • 1,245 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further.

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Critic Ratings

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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A haunted-house movie that has some of the most shivery and indelible images I've seen in any horror film in decades. Yes, it's that...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Nicely acted by all and photographed in creepy, cold, under-lit tones.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Successful to a point (though seemingly unaware of the chuckles it produces in between shrieks), the movie has strong prospects with genre...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Here's a better than average spook-house movie, mostly because Insidious decides it can haunt an audience without spraying it with blood.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
If your idea of a fun night out is to be manipulated by freaky sound effects, jumpy edits, and point-of-view shots of ceiling fans...
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60

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
A concerted effort to make a scary movie without spilling a drop of blood, Insidious is earnest to the point of suffocation about scaring...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie is hampered throughout by little inconsistencies.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's far more annoying than frightening.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Insidious doesn't feature the lazy, home-video-style terror of "Paranormal Activity," thankfully. But it's also pretty normal activity for...
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38

Boston Globe

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The crazy train of Insidious runs fully off the rails when the filmmakers go logical and some of the strange gets explained away as a...
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Dissipointed

By baxterwhittemore
It has a terrible plot, and got very confusing. I wouldn't watch it again, ever again....

Insidious is not that scary

By thechristians
One of the not so powerful horror films i seen this year . But its 80 maybe 99 % powerful . Cast is great and the director is great . grade A-...

By clevelandwilson
Really scary????????!!!!!!!!????...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For Violence, thematic material, terror, brief strong language and frightening images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Exceptionally scary flick is too intense for younger teens.
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