The Crazies Synopsis
A small town's water supply is contaminated by a toxin that turns people into lunatics.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
I greatly prefer this cleverly sustained and efficiently relentless remake to the '73 edition. It is lean and simple.
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80

Wall Street Journal

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The big difference between Mr. Romero's film and Mr. Eisner's--which is so intelligent you fear the fanboys will scatter--is that Mr....
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Does what an exploitation movie should: It gets in, it scares you silly, and it gets out, all while playing fair by the audience.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Part zombie movie, part apocalyptic bioterror, part military conspiracy thriller, the refit hybrid doesn't stint on the visceral kicks...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Olyphant has a cool, amiable vibe, kind of postmodern Jimmy Stewart, while Mitchell brings intelligence and quietude to yet another role...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Familiar B-movie fare, but it's also lively fun and presented with well-paced flair.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Here's what I can say for sure about the humanoid attackers in the new version of The Crazies: They're not very interesting.
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40

NPR

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The incoherence is made all the more disappointing because Eisner displays a great deal of raw talent for the genre's tone and set pieces.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

Eisner has almost nothing on his mind, no political rumblings, nothing behind the urge to upgrade vintage trash.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Has warmed-over chills and a muddled, zombie-like execution.
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THE CRAZIES IS CRAZY MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!

By R3d_Bravo
I HELLA LIKE THIS MOVIE BUT MY WIFE DISAPPROVED BECAUSE SHE DIDNT LIKE ALL THE GORE. THE ACTING WAS EXCELLENT, THE STORY WAS GREAT I THINK. IT MADE ME REALIZE HOW THE GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT HESITATE...

A Great Time For All

By Acatwinks1013
Ever since I saw the previews I new that this movie would be good. There are so many great parts that keep you wondering what will happen next. The Sheriff and his deputy really keep the movie going...

BOOO

By nwahsd
This movie was terrible I felt like i was watching a grown up more technologically advanced version of cabin fever 2. too many near death experiences, it made the entire movie way too predictable and...

TITLE MADE ME THINK IT WOULD BE DIFFERENT

By keatsgirl
MAYBE I WOULD GIVE THIS A GO IF THERE HAD BEEN MORE "CRAZY" CHARACTERS.AT LEAST YOU COULD UNDERSTAND EVERYTHING HAPPENING.NOT WORTH BIG THEATER PRICE. ACTORS WERE OK. NOBODY REALLY STOOD OUT TO...

Five Word Review

By RTown311
predictable stupid confusing joke BAD...

The Crazies

By lonebrave_movie_man
It was ok if ya like b rated sick flicks!!...

so so

By deno
After seeing 28 days later, 28 weeks later, or other vampire movies, this movie did not do it for me. It got fast then slow then fast then slow. Annoying. So so movie. Go if you have time to waste....

Could happen in real Life... Maybe...

By The Movie Guru5
Not so much the zombie part, but how the government handles the situation. It's actually kind of scary, because they really thought out a lot of the scene scenarios to give it a 'real as a zombie can...

By smileygrl77
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Rated R | For for bloody violence and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 16 & under Gory, scary horror remake with anti-military message.
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