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 davidhgjr
Apart from the few scenes of "horror" if you can call it that, the movie has a slow build up and while it tries to justify itself, it makes it lack in other departments. Providing an unrealistic view...

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By anthonyvqr3216
scary a'f...

Whole Lotta Meh

By nizzlyniz
Had some entertaining moments but building a whole film on shaky, out of focus camera shots is dizzying and annoying. Not scary. End was a yawnfest....

By bsollenberger
This was pretty good. I didn't really know what to expect but it was a very interesting premise, well-written and kept the story moving and the questions open as to what was really happening right up...

Awesome Freaky!!

By b0xfull0fsharp0bj3ct
Great twists ! Scared the crap out of me!...


By ericamusicluver3
I liked it very scary lol... people make bad experiences

By mydykduzbckflpz
movie would have been better if they theatre actually had monitors coming through once in blue moon. everyone in the theatre was talking so all in all. I would say the movie was good but the theatre...

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By eboniswinson
Amazing, scariest movie yet...


By zorycorona
horrible its nof even scary at all...

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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