• Released
  • March 1, 2013
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Horror
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 176 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother.

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88

Chicago Sun-Times

The chilling and stylish and aggressively creepy Stoker begins at the end and takes us on a shocking and lurid journey before we land right...
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80

NPR

By Scott Tobias
For as long as Park and Wasikowska keep it burbling, it's an intoxicating brew.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Park's unsettling visuals and his handling of the cast make the occasional holes in Wentworth Miller's script practically irrelevant.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A beautifully twisted, slow-burning psychothriller that may or may not all be taking place inside India's head.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Stoker is Park's darkly funny, deliciously depraved riff on Hitchcock's "Shadow of a Doubt."
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The performances are excellent, but it’s the direction that lifts the movie up and spins it around. Like Hitchcock, Park storyboards...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The movie wants to be Hitchcockian, but it's the flat-footed Hitchcock of "Marnie" that Park evokes. His filmmaking here is hermetic and...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Stoker is like the baby David Lynch and Tim Burton had, then left on the doorstep of the Addams Family. Full of heavingly gorgeous images...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Spontaneity has been banished by rigid stylization, and the net effect is as lifeless as a severed head that turns up in a basement...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie reveals itself as not merely dull, but pointless.
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Rated R | For Disturbing violent and sexual content
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Common Sense Media says not for kids Stylish but gruesomely violent thriller riffs on Hitchcock.
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