75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Exploitation pure and simple. But it's artistically redeeming exploitation. If you can handle it, see it.
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60

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Female-empowerment fantasy or just plain prurience, "Grave" is extremely efficient grindhouse. If there is any message here at all, it's don't mess with a novelist: being creative is her job.
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
Its straight-ahead rape, humiliation and ingenious revenge competently executed but not aestheticized, the essential grunginess never overly slicked up.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Now it's just some thin chick in her underwear, kicking butt.
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40

Chicago Reader

What it doesn't have is the first movie's primal understanding of patriarchal violence and feminist rage, as both moral horror and exploitation gold. As a result, this is a much easier movie to watch.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
In terms of real horror, nevermind sexual-politics provocation, "Grave" can neither re-create its predecessor's impact nor compete with stranger new beasts like Lars von Trier's "Antichrist."
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Neither boring enough to qualify as pornography nor vital enough to generate a controversy.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
As vile, unredeeming and thoroughly unpleasant experiences go, I Spit on Your Grave at least has one thing interesting about it. It's a document of the most paranoid fantasies that urban, Northern people have about a rural Southern people.
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20

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Harsh-voiced Sarah Butler lends zero personality to her avenging antiheroine, and the retributive torture sequences approach "Saw" levels of unlikelihood.
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0

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This despicable remake of the despicable 1978 film "I Spit on Your Grave" adds yet another offense: a phony moral equivalency.
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27 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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