• Released
  • October 5, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 55 min
  • Horror
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 50 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: When stealing a rare VHS tape from a remote house, ragtag crooks find more than they bargained for.

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80

Empire

Like last year's "Chronicle," here's another reminder that in the right hands found footage still has plenty of capacity to surprise.
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75

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Scrappy and unsettling, V/H/S puts the majority of today's mainstream "scary" movies to shame.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Refreshingly, V/H/S promises no more than it delivers, always a plus with genre fare.
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63

Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
An anthology of found-footage horror shorts that exudes, sometimes extraordinarily, a neophyte's sense of courage and cluelessness.
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63

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The film also plays to the strengths of the found-footage format, proving that sometimes the scariest things are the ones you can barely...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
No one should be expected to endure 115 minutes of this nonsense.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Anthologies are risky. For every high point, there's often a misstep to match. But this indie compilation has enough inventive chills to...
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50

Boston Globe

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Viewed en masse, V/H/S can't generate the necessary suspense, and buy-in, to truly get under your skin.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
V/H/S comes across as a production that wants to be more than it is but, as they say, The Emperor has no clothes.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
V/H/S is an example of the genre at its least compelling.
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Rated R | For Pervasive Language, Graphic Nudity, Bloody Violence, Some Drug Use and Strong Sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Spooky anthology horror film has lots of gore, sex, drugs.
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