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Based on 11 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 3 )
  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Hatchet II earns bragging rights with buckets of giddily over-the-top blood 'n' guts in sequences that are as gratuitous as they are amusingly ridiculous. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    You want gore, you get gore. Hatchet II plays less like a slasher movie than like the highlight reel from a slasher movie. show more

  • 25
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Every boogeyman and slasher cliché this movie borrows was better somewhere else. Although it probably wasn't grosser. show more

  • NA
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Say a prayer that there's no "Hatchet III" in the future. show more

  • 80
    Amy Nicholson Boxoffice Magazine

    Adam Green's inventively gruesome slasher is the widest unrated release in 25 years. show more

  • 40
    Eric Hynes Time Out New York

    It's a functional sequel, but with all that spirited slicing and dicing, the director could have at least broken a sweat. show more

  • 70
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Swift and amusingly brainless, Hatchet II more than delivers on splatter expectations. show more

  • 70
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Outrageously over-the-top gore doubtless will scare off all but the heartiest genre aficionados. show more

  • 50
    Michael Ordona Los Angeles Times

    You don't go to this film for Sorkinesque repartee; you go for the world's longest chainsaw, or equal-opportunity genital mutilations, or very, very long bludgeonings. And here they are, in buckets. show more

  • 30
    Village Voice

    This time out, Green is not as self-aware, devoting a solid hour of his film's 90-minute running time to pre-mayhem character development so witless and dull that Hatchet II might as well be "Friday the 13th, Part 14." show more

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