The Wicker Man (2006) Synopsis
Policeman finds pagan cult.
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New York Post

Profoundly disturbing, blood-chilling suspenser.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Despite its logy, red-herring structure, the film has enough enigma and weirdness that it gradually stirs to life.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As it is, LaBute has cleverly repurposed his creepy source material. This Wicker Man, which wasn't screened for critics, is a nutty...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Well intentioned, but only occasionally creepy.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Unlikely to inspire a passionate following similar to the original, the film, which opened Friday without being screened for the press,...
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40

Film Threat

By Pete Vonder Haar
The Wicker Man isn't all that bad a movie; it's visually striking and ambitious in some ways. It just fails to bring enough to the table to...
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38

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
There may be a way to remake 1973's cult thriller The Wicker Man, in which a deeply Christian cop has his religious convictions shaken to...
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38

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
As an allegory of religious conflict, the '73 film is brilliantly constructed and ends with a punctuation mark that was shocking in its...
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38

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
LaBute has transformed the eerie, disturbing psychological thriller into an unintentional comedy. At times, The Wicker Man is hilariously...
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
The Wicker Man is one of those "what were they thinking?" movies.
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The Wicker Man

By tmvb18
This IS the worst movie I have ever seen....

Worst movie I've ever seen.

By amweeden06
Really poor plot, acting, and cinematography. Not scary, though it tries to be. This is a classically bad movie, and may be fun to watch if only to make a list of all the ridiculously bad Nicolas...

CRAP

By whit_marla18
why please tell me why would anyone ever think of making a freakin movie where you kill nicolas cage!!! WHY! I just don't understand!! What were they thinking when they made it and what was he...

THE WHACKED OUT MAN!!!

By sebi_the_g
This by far had to be THE STUPIDEST movie i've ever seen. THANK GOD i didn't see this in the theaters. I would've wasted 8$ instead of only $4.50 at blockbuster. This is not by any means a horror...

By dmaze98
NOT THE BEES!...

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Rated PG-13 | For disturbing images and violence, language and thematic issues
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Horror remake about murderous cult. Not for kids.
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