Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I find movies like this alive and provoking, and I'm exhilarated to have my thinking challenged at every step of the way.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A conventional suspense thriller, but the details kick it up a notch.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Lakeview Terrace's pretense at exploring racial intolerance has been exposed for what it really is: a B-movie copout.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The main problem with this treatise on racial politics undercover as an exercise in suspense is that the director, Neil LaBute, didn't write the script.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Anyone who has ever had an annoying neighbor will see their worst nightmares fulfilled in the overheated but entertaining Lakeview Terrace.
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Entertainment Weekly

Jackson is the best thing here.
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The Hollywood Reporter

The film, absent a sense of place and populated by repellent or weak characters, soon devolves into an increasingly foul litany of events.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The same boring routine gets played out again.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie might have something to say about black racism, but the conversations go nowhere, and the cliches of the genre take over.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Joyless and airless suspense thriller.
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47 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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