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My Soul to Take Synopsis
A serial killer stalks seven children who were born on the same day.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
There are plenty of formulaic boo! moments, yet Craven intelligently treats Bug's otherworldly issues like hormonal growing pains that must...
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By Stephanie Zacharek
The picture is directed with such a loose, slack hand that you'd think Craven had never directed a slasher-thriller before: I didn't jump...
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Steve Ramos
Turns out to be a huge disappointment.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Dull, talk-heavy snoozer that most closely resembles something that would show up on the CW network.
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The New York Times

By Mike Hale
A thoroughly dreary, by-the-numbers exercise.
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L.A. Weekly

By Nick Pinkerton
All might be good for a flask-to-the-theater laugh, if not for the unconscionable price gouging.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
I watched at least a quarter of My Soul to Take, the worst horror movie Wes Craven's made perhaps ever, with the glasses off. It was shot -...
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Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
This waking nightmare from the "Nightmare on Elm Street" creator is a puzzle with no solutions, a tale with a twist that isn't a twist at...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
Wes Craven's first new movie in five years is a brainless, joyless, and yes, you might even say, soulless teen slasher.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
This utterly mediocre forget-me-now could've been crafted by any faceless serial director at all. The shame of it is that the man behind...
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By mildlymorbidx
I went to see this movie the other night and paid the extra to see it in 3D even. I knew this movie was going to be a little predictable, you have to expect that with this kind of film. But i thought...

It's not Nightmare or Scream

By KoRnSlayer
This movie will definetely not stick out in Wes's career. Decent storyline, but not great. The acting to me was just average and I didn't really like any of the characters. At least in the Scream...

Worth Seeing vs. most Horror films

By jeffcap64
Having never seen the trailer but knowing it was a Wes Craven movie, I thoroughly enjoyed My Soul to Take. The acting is fair but the premise is at least fairly original. It is definently not a...

your soul not to take!!!!

By mrw1nter30
dont waste the money to see this movie in theaters, wait till DVD then even thats a strecth. very disappointed with wes craven, i was expecting a good movie, but was not impressed. onc ethe movie...


By kstierman
This may just be one of the worst "horror" movies I can recall ever suffering through. If I wasn't so attached to the $10 I wasted just for the ticket, I would've walked out. I'm a huge horror...

Five Word Review

By kaloman808
Don't Take Your Soul Here...

my soul to take

By esuarez14
It was a ok movie. The story life was horrible but did have me jumpy. This movie is more suite for young adults....

Five Word Review

By craZcatladi
fun for whole family cats...

Wanted my money back!!!!!

By Ample_Ninja
I was so disappointed in this movie I was anticipating seeing this and it being a lot better. I liked the acting and the plot was well thought out just not presented well. I was most angry about...

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By lvlosak
My daughter and I went to see this movie. We both thought it was a very good movie. Not too much gore, more a thriller type of movie. We both prefer the thriller to the gore. The suspense was...

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Rated R | For Strong bloody violence, pervasive language including sexual references
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Lots of bloody slashing in Wes Craven's violent chiller.
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