The Tall Man Synopsis
A nurse's (Jessica Biel) son is the latest victim in a series of child abductions.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Ultimately his story draws more energy from class than from criminality: awash in sludgy browns and rotting greens - the colors of poverty...
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75

Slant Magazine

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Illustrates the problem of class mobility with a dark, troubling premise that holds a harsh light up to our own assumptions and...
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75

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
In easily her best performance - and sadly, one few will see, given the film's modest release strategy - Jessica Biel stars as a single...
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40

Los Angeles Times

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Long on atmosphere and short on sense, The Tall Man becomes less gripping as it grows more ridiculous.
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Spits out enough scares and twists to maintain our interest, but the film's psycho-sociological layer is almost as cheesy and unconvincing...
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30

Village Voice

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Once you get through the flaming, Bowser's Castle–like gauntlet of the rest of the story's implausibilities, you end up in a different...
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25

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
The road to hell is paved with good intentions, and in a few months it will also be paved with unwatched DVD copies of The Tall Man.
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20

Boxoffice Magazine

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The more pressing affliction in Pascal Laugier's film is the absence of chills, logic and coherence.
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Stop Reading Reviews And Watch NOW

By deftones916
Before watching this film, I began to read some reviews. I could then tell that if I continued reading them the movie would be spoiled. I'm not sure why the ratings are so low. This is easily a...

Entertaining, not Scary

By jessmoviewatcher
Predictable story line, but still a good movie...

i can see why people wouldnt like it!

By MoviefanLucas
You'll either love or hate this movie. Its really aimed at a certain group and it assumes the audience is intelligent because the ending will really have you thinking. Jessica Biel is really good in...

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Rated R | For Language and Violence and Terror