The Last House on the Left Synopsis
Parents (Tony Goldwyn, Monica Potter) take revenge on the strangers who harmed their daughter.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
The remake of The Last House on the Left breaks the template, taking the 1972 original into an interesting new direction, with bold camera...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Hinges on humiliation and vengeance, which makes it like most other modern horror titles. Its focus on sexual assault, however, puts it in...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
A warning: One scene in the middle is almost outrageously cruel and graphic. If you're the type of person who has to be reminded, "It's...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Adheres sufficiently closely to the original template so as not to offend purists and manages to pack an intensely visceral punch of its...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

The best in the latest crop of slasher remakes. Admittedly, that is faint praise.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Like the current hit "Taken," Last House 2009 packs a vicarious jolt that might feel cathartic to certain moviegoers.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Audiences with a brain cell left have only one choice: Look for the first exit on the right.
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25

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Not only is it plodding and completely predictable, the carnage is rendered slowly and quasi-reverentially, making the whole brutal...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
One sickening piece of garbage.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
This remake is merely vile (and dull).
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THE LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT - left me gasping for more!!! GRADE: B-plus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Monday March 9 - I just attended the advance press preview of this 1hr and 50min remake of the 1972 movie of the same name. The original movie was directed by Wes Craven - who produced this 2009...

Best Rape Scene Ever!

By Klaive
The premise of this movie is one for which the public has been ravenously hungry. When sadistic emotional infants possessed of weak character seek to feel powerful by victimizing the weak and...

GOOD MOVIE

By jboy82
I just saw the advance screening and it was not bad at all. I did not see the original movie but this one, produced by wes craven was quite suspenseful. The stabbing and blood scenes looked real and...

PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE, PLEASE GET YOUR REVIEWS FROM SOMEON WHO HAS ACTUALLY SEEN THE MOVIE !!!

By Dark_Chameleon
This is ridiculous..If we're going to a restaurant and want a review we dont listen to someone whos never eaten there or even looked at the menu, this is supposed to be a place that we gain knowledge...

HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!

By Adrianajoann
THIS MOVIE WAS NOT ENTERTAINING AT ALL!! I DO NOT SEE HOW PWOPLE CAN SIT THROUGH AND WATCH THAT HORRIBLE RAPE SECNE!!!! YOU GUYS ARE JUST AS SICK AS THE PERSON WHO MADE THE DAMN MOVIE. I MEAN COME ON...

Belongs in freak out history

By redyeah
With the original being as shocking a film as they come. I thought there was no way this would even come close to making me think the writers and director were crazy. But this was just as savage and...

Intense

By hawaiianlady
What every parent would do for their child...I saw this movie the night it opened and the audience was a loud one, but when the rape scene came on, total silence. Just because it was so real, and so...

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! RAPISTS WILL GO OUT AND RAPE AFTER THIS MOVIE

By JARHEAD2
Warning this movie is a 17 girl being sodomized on screen. This movie is a disgusting attempt at shocking the audience. We as an audience need to stop paying 10 bucks to directors allowing young...

eh... it could have been better

By meatballa23
the rape scene was really graphic and pointless, i wanted to walk out. however, the rest of the movie was really intense and had me on the edge of my seat. i would rate it as "GO" if the rape scene...

The Last House on the Left

By movie_fanatic_1
The Last House on the Left left me feeling unsatisfied. I found that the acting was good. I was impressed with Paxton in her role as the young girl. I thought the actors who potrayed the heartless...

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Rated R | For sadistic brutal violence including a rape and disturbing images, language, nudity and some drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Grim, vengeful horror film well made -- but NOT for kids.
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