The Unborn Synopsis
A woman (Odette Yustman) seeks the help of a spiritualist (Gary Oldman) to banish a demonic spirit.
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Entertainment Weekly

Indeed, Goyer has penned many scripts superior to this one (he co-wrote cult gem Dark City), but he does make sure you're never far away...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
I enjoyed the visual effects used to create some hellish creatures and the amusing nods to "The Exorcist" - cranial rotation, even a spooky...
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63

TV Guide

What more could a horror fan ask for than a spook-fest that feels pure in its intentions while taking full advantage of every opportunity...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
What "The Exorcist" might look like if Madonna rewrote it, this silly fright flick finds college student Casey (Odette Yustman) haunted by a...
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A laughably bad horror flick.
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38

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
This material is offensive. The film may end with a straight-faced reassurance that "no actual Torah scrolls were destroyed or damaged in...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
What finally undoes the struggle to maintain suspense is Goyer's dialogue, which is consistently hokey.
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25

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Maybe approaching The Unborn as horror is the wrong approach. Perhaps this should be seen as a comedy. It is quite possibly the most...
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Film Threat

This is the sort of film that fails on every single aspect it aims for.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The Unborn joins a growing glut of Holocaust- and Nazi-themed material -- "Valkyrie," "Defiance" - that are long on posturing,...
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THE UNBORN = horror stillborn - stunted scarefest. GRADE: D-minus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I attended the special advance press screening of this BAD 'horror' movie last week - and I practically yawned through the entire 88 minutes of this Michael Bay produced over-indulgent mess. I...

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By danejr
Pretty good movie but not as scary as I was expecting it to be. Showed most of the good part's in preview's....

hopefully the bomb!!!!!

By oody_62
this move looks like it will be very good.but then we see a good movie preview and the movie sucks. anyhow, i wish the unborn well....

Don't go

By bebop25
This movie sucked!!!! The story was the stupidist part. I mean come on! It didn't even make sense! Hated it! I want my money back please!...

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By ICEEsol
If you are going to the movie theaters to go watch the UNBORN. Do not go. That has got to be the most retarded movie I have ever seen. The only reason why I would think anyone would want to watch it...

Unborn

By Jluisbet
Great movie, with creepy special effects, no gore, and pure entertainment. Definitie must see!...

Not worth a trip to the theatre.

By charmed14
The same old formula: put a hot girl (who can't act) in a semi-horror with a lame script and hope that people come to see it. Poorly written, acted and directed all around; with a very predictable...

The movie has a C- because of people who haven't even seen the movie. Idiiots.

By K4G4
PG-13 or not... That movie is not alright for a 13 year old to see. It was scary and exciting through the entire movie. If you like having to look behind you as you walk out of the theater and not...

stupid

By BrittanyWolff
oh lets just give this a bad rating or a good raiting because it hasnt even came out yet. ****ing stupid....

scary

By nocountryforironman
odette yustman is HOTT this movie was great...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of violence and terror, disturbing images, thematic material and language including some sexual refernces
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 15+ Possession tale is low on blood, but high on scares.
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