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Based on 6 Reviews
critic reviews (6)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 70
    Film Threat

    The film is creepy, I'll give it that, but it also has that smalltown, dramatic bend. show more

  • 50
    Portland Oregonian

    Cthulhu (kuh-THOO-loo) shows that you can't go home again. Seriously: Don't ever go home -- you'll be sorry. show more

  • NA
    Bill White Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This shambling mess -- offers nothing but a lesson in how not to make a movie. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    Cthulhu isn't awful, but it isn't particularly compelling either. show more

  • 40
    L.A. Weekly

    Stuart Gordon adapted the story more conventionally in 2001's "Dagon," and it remains the better bet for Lovecraft lovers. show more

  • 40

    The acting is so emotionally unhinged and erratic it borders on camp, diluting any suspense. show more

  • October 06, 2008 MarkVader32
    Report This User

    can you let me know when Cthulhu will play in NJ or when it will be on DVD and available in NJ? Thanx. :-)

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