Pitch Black Synopsis
Crash survivors (Radha Mitchell, Vin Diesel, Cole Hauser) fight deadly nocturnal aliens.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
So jaunty, so limber, and so visually self-assured that art peeks through where crap has traditionally made its home.
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66

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Visually, Pitch Black is sleek and stylish in a post-apocalyptic way, and a scantily clad Radha Mitchell does a nice, more femme variation...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
The "Alien" recipe with a little imagination.
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63

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
By far the best thing about Pitch Black is the cool-looking lighting and photography.
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63

Miami Herald

By Sara Wildberger
Just may be the most entertainingly derivative movie of the millennium so far.
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50

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The B-movie is still very much with us.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Clever, done with skill, yet lacking in the cerebral imagination of the best science fiction.
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Nothing really fun, scary or exceptionally gross occurs.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It has a distinctive look but a few too many recycled ideas; better luck on the next crash-landing.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
This half-baked sci-fi horror film, filled with jerky, washed-out, highlighted, blurred and toned imagery, is a tiresome experience.
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If you haven't, you should.

By reaper_klzu
I really like this movie, by far one of my favorites. The camera placing was expert, the acting fenominal, and the story line was hard to resist. There are also sequals to this movie, the second one...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Original Riddick pic is violent, with teamwork rewarded.
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