The Quiet Ones Synopsis
A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist.
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Worth making a little noise about if you’re a horror fan.
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If you look at a horror movie’s prime directive to be to scare the viewer, there’s no denying that, at times, The Quiet Ones got me.
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Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
If the stock concessions made to genre cliché by The Woman in Black can be charitably viewed as deliberate tips of the hat to the heyday of...
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The Guardian

The arrestingly fierce Cooke, in particular, is surely a star in the making.
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Messier than recent Hammer output, but effectively chilling when it’s not making us feel the noize.
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Total Film

By Paul Bradshaw
There’s creepy dolls, cameras tipped on their side, blasts of white noise and a horny teenage Scooby gang helping Jared Harris’ Oxford prof...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Dalton
The film relies on high production values and sense-battering shock tactics to make up for wooden performances and an illogical, silly...
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
There are nice touches... Yet many of the movie’s more nominally horrific elements are too familiar.
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The 1970s setting offers a retro feel that should strike appealing chords for fans of old-school horror, but there’s little here that’s...
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
It's a junky, unscary genre piece with a misleading title, because director and co-writer John Pogue jacks up the decibels so often to...
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By riannemorris99
Read so many mixed reviews on this movie, the beginning is kind of dragged out, had a few jump scares. if you like horror movies I'd recommend seeing it....

By rickistern
Funniest movie I have seen in a long time...

By littlerscott
Good , not as good as expected....


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By wfghost86

jump fest!!!!!

By finerican78
It was a good movie with a real good story, it had a good 20 parts that will make you jump out of your seat, and the main girl in the movie was super freaky!!!!...

worst movie everrrrr

By jeenavancini
so boring and never ever actually picks up. not scary what so ever. I'm obsessed with scary movies and I've never been more disappointed....

Unoriginal and Ridiculously Predictable

By The_Mask
There was NOTHING original in this film. A young woman is apparently possessed. So we have creaking doors, a power outage, lots of loud banging, moving furniture, screaming, growling, biting, and...


By olineman80
I saw this movie the night it came out. It's not only a good brain twisting story. But it's also a very good scare and a few occasional laugh. If your wanting a good scary story with a few good jumps...

By citlalytorres
It was a good movie...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For for intense sequences of violence and terror, sexual content, thematic material, language, and smoking throughout
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 14 & under Loud jump shocks and blood in irritating horror movie.
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