Slither Synopsis
A small-town sheriff (Nathan Fillion) and his team encounter waves of wormlike alien organisms.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
If your idea of fun involves zombies, monstrous physical transformations and alien slugs bent on world domination, look no further than...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
There are times (and plenty of them) when Slither slops over from smart, affectionate homage into unmodulated frat goofiness as Gunn...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The acting is playful aces all around: Fillion gives good exhausted incredulity, Banks gives good virginal idiocy, and Rooker gives great...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Like "Tremors," only ickier, Slither is a tongue-in-cheek horror flick that skewers the genre while delivering seat-squirming scares.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Slither is neither repetitive nor reverent. It is a dark and hilarious spoof of those movies, one in which both the characters and the...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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In a variety of forms, Slither excels in imaginative gore and shows that first-time director James Gunn has learned much about the joys of...
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75

Chicago Tribune

Aside from Henry, Gunn's cast is on a collective wavelength. Banks, whose perkiness carries a slightly demented edge, matches up well with...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Gunn maintains the ideal glib pitch for most of the picture, flirting with camp but never hanging around it long enough to water down the...
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63

New York Post

This is one horror film that could make the syllabus at Bob Jones U. The way the squid blasts its tentacles into doe-eyed girls seems...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Slither is old-school gooey, slimy, silly B-movie fun.
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Old School feel

By MongrolMan
This is like an old school, horror flik and I love the feel of it. It's twisted too....

Good Movie

By 619boy531
I don't know why people didn't really like this movie it was good. It had a good plot.pretty good actors it had some pretty gorey scenes. just what mostly every horror fan would like in horror movies....

Terrible

By sircbr
This is such a bad movie it is not suspenseful it's certainly NOT scary and overall stupid and nasty....

Great experience

By jetforme
The movie fun and entertaining, but it was particularly great to see it with the writer & director himself, and listen to him talk about making it and upcoming films. Great movie, and Fillion was (as...

my slither review

By lord-o-movies
cool movie needed more gore...

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Rated R | For strong horror violence and gore, and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Gross-out comedy-horror mix isn't for kids.
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