• Released
  • November 5, 2010
  • (Limited 11/5)
  • R , 1 hr 35 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
90

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Like the best westerns, Red Hill is a stripped-down morality tale; like the best horror movies, its true monsters remain cloaked until the final reel.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A serving of "True Blood's" Ryan Kwanten in his native accent is the chief selling point of this picturesque, contentedly imitative Australian Western/thriller/Coen-brothers homage, the feature debut of writer-director Patrick Hughes.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Commendably entertaining.
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
If Red Hill isn't quite a classic, it surely is a work of genuine passion for a genre that's unmistakable, and unkillable.
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Under writer-producer-director-editor Patrick Hughes, the suspense level is high and the action constant.
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
When the movie keeps its focus on retribution and Rambo-esque ambushes, however, this slice of Ozploitation doles out grind-house pleasures by the dozens.
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
It's a Clint Eastwood role that only proves you can't send a boy to do a man's job.
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50

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
The problem is that Hughes fails to imbue this homage with anything personal. Aside from splicing together a policier and a Western, there's no spin here, just a checklist of clichés.
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40

Village Voice

By Nick Pinkerton
It's clear that Hughes knows his Midnight Oil, but he's ignorant of the craft of economic action filmmaking. However arguably noble his film's intent to redress historical grievance, a poorly filmed shoot-out is never more than exactly that.
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62 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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