Based on 17 Critics
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fan reviews ( 21 )
  • The novelty of the setting ultimately proves highly effective. Shot mainly in Eastern European locations that effectively stand in for Prypiat, which is now actually a tourist site, the film is highly convincing in its verisimilitude. show more

  • The problem with Chernobyl Diaries isn't that it's offensive, it's that it's dumb. show more

  • Chernobyl Diaries is afflicted with a fatal flaw that damages many horror films: after a better-than-average setup and a promising first half, everything falls apart. show more

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  • November 16, 2012 jm00000000132998
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    This movie didn\'t live up to its potential in almost any way. The only real scares come from things jumping out at you from around the corner. Felt more like a post-apocalyptic experience than a horror movie.

  • October 25, 2012 dq00000000131648
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    i thought this was pretty goof. thought it was going to be scaryier though. but not bad

  • October 22, 2012 kittyhawkgrl
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    I just rented this and I usually don\'t like stuff by this guy but this really wasn\'t that bad. It held me for the entire movie. Worth watching but it won\'t win awards!!