Severance Synopsis
A killer stalks colleagues from an international arms corporation.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
I prefer my horror with a chaser of wit, and Severance, a modest but very lively British import, serves it up in harsh but high style.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Compared with the recent spate of blockbuster sellouts, Severance is a worthy package, and fair compensation for time spent. Best to watch...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Director and co-writer Christopher Smith, mischievously blending "The Office" with "Friday the 13th," keeps things fierce and funny enough...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Suffice to say it's got plenty to do with corporate karma. And the word severance is more than just a double play on words - it's a triple...
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
It's both very funny and very scary, and never descends to the level of spoof.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
A winning combination of laughs and genuine shocks.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The chintzy characters, hair-raising deaths, and one spectacular rocket-launcher joke aren't enough to give "Hostel" a run for its blood.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
You'll need a strong stomach, but director Christopher Smith mixes lots of laughs into the gore. Despite its predictable finish, Severance...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Half hearted in its mockery of corporate culture and schlock. The filmmakers want to have it both ways -- the funny and the sadistic -- but...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Definitely worth your time, if not your $9.50. In other words, wait a few months and definitely check it out as a rental.
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We might of had a good thing...

By Cammmalot
I really wanted this to be a good movie, but alas it was an unfocused, scattershot jumble that couldn't decide what it wanted to be. At times it plays like a classic 70s/80's slasher film, then it...

Severance

By Drez_Digital
Survival is key in this comedy horror....

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, language, drug content and some sexuality/nudity
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Bloody horror-comedy takes aim at office politics.
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