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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Film.com

Worth making a little noise about if you’re a horror fan.
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63

RogerEbert.com

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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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63

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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60

The Guardian

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The arrestingly fierce Cooke, in particular, is surely a star in the making.
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60

Empire

Messier than recent Hammer output, but effectively chilling when it’s not making us feel the noize.
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60

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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50

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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50

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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50

Variety

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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30

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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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...

Solid 3 stars

By WolvieMovie
Scary and Suspenseful ?? Yes ! sometimes, i asked myself, "what is really going on here?" the story didnt seems to progress after so many horrific things that happened. It just stayed there. shaky...

By allovuhsudden
Interesting film, hard to follow though. A few times throughout I found myself wondering, "What is even happening?" The premise is simple enough: A 20ish year old cameraman named Brian agrees to film...

Awesome!

By nicholejones
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Average

By quentinscott
Was very scary due to the very quiet to very loud fast but they showed no killing at all just noises...

By citlalytorres
It was a good movie...

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....

great

By nelsonvillerider
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pretty good

By tyeishat16
It gave me a little thrill. I love scary movies and haven't been scared in a while. But the ending could have been better....

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

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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