The Eye (2008) Synopsis
A woman who used to be blind has malevolent visions.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
A quirkily efficient genre exercise that knows exactly where and when to administer its cattle-prod shivers.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Their movie is watchable - never more gratuitously so than when Alba is filmed showering and slipping into a tank top. But we've been here...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The most vivid aspect of The Eye is its poster image, that of a huge female eye with a human hand gripping the lower lid from the inside....
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Unfortunately, the final act (the Mexico sequences) illustrate where to take a ghost story if you want to exchange old-fashioned horror for...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

It's as if, on the umpteenth Asian-horror Xerox, the ink has run dry.
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50

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
This slick effort is effectively creepsome until it bogs down somewhat in plot explication.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Sacrifices the quietly creepy qualities of the original in favor of ramped-up horror film techniques that by now seem distressingly...
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38

Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
A tediously noisesome English-language remake of an Asian horror picture that wasn't any great shakes to begin with.
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38

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
It's hard to know who bears the brunt of the blame for The Eye's stunning dullness.
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20

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Most unforgivably, this Eye culminates not with the mounting dread and spectacular tragedy of the original film's decidedly downbeat...
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See the ORIGINAL first!

By harrlj
I haven't seen this film yet, but I will be; if just to compare it to the original Asian w/ English subtitles version by Oxide and Danny Pang (read the LA Times Manohla Dargis review). The original...

I think is cool

By cda123
It sounds very cool I love that kind of movie and Jessica Alba is a very good atress...

Recycled Six sense

By Agotado
Typical american scary movie in which they use sound and shots that you cant make up a face nothing , just split second shots and thumping and sudden noise to make you jump. The story is that of six...

just a scary movie.

By edmart89
Terrible actress in a scary movie....

totally bad and not interesting

By tutty44445670
jessica alba is not good enough of actress to play in this role and they cant exactly make a whole storyline of unreal hallucinations bad!!!...

The Eye

By Darkola
I went to see this movie, because the advertisements for it seemed like an interesting type of story, and am glad I did. The story itself was different then your usual repeat scary movie. I read...

The Eye

By rhewlett
It was super scary! I was in suspense on the edge of my seat the entire time. I loved it! It was gruesome... it kind of reminded me of a scarier, definitely not for little kids version of the sixth...

OK

By Lipstick89
Not as scary as I expected, some parts were a bit dull but the movie picked up. Jessica Alba gives a good performance; my favorite role from her yet. Its quite similar to "The Ring", "The Grudge",...

The Eye's Have It!

By juliethemoviebuff
Although "The Eye" has some pretty cornea - I mean corny - parts, it is a very good movie. While I wouldn't put it on the level of "The Sixth Sense" or "The Others" I would say it gets fairly close....

Caution : Do not drive after watching this movie, movie may lead to drowsiness of "THE EYES"

By IamHypp
For those of you who are contemplating seeing the horror thriller, "The Eye", starring, Jessica Alba, take these words into heavy consideration. "Wait till it comes out on DVD"....

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Rated PG-13 | For violence/terror and disturbing content
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 14+ Jessica Alba sees dead people in blah horror film.
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