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Based on 34 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A thriller without thrills. It's also a thriller that cheats. The story is stretched to feature length only by having the film's incidents arranged in such a way as to reveal as little as possible. show more

  • 38
    Mike Clark USA Today

    There's not a cliché that isn't nailed. show more

  • 10
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Robert De Niro collects another stupendous paycheck for starring in another piece of exploitable junk. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The movie's main purpose seems to be to make audiences squirm uncomfortably. Yelp and shriek in armchair-clawing glee? Not likely. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Aside from its relentless exploitation of a child, this minor thriller features an intriguing beginning, a middling middle and an increasingly silly end, with a multitude of red herrings going squoosh underfoot. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    There are twist endings and there are twist endings -- and then there is the logic-strangling, complete cheat of a reveal that takes place in the final 10 minutes of Hide and Seek. It's so absolutely preposterous that it stops the film cold and draws a collective "Aw c'mon!" show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Surprises with its intensity and grip. show more

  • 63
    Premiere

    It’s tightly paced and confidently styled. These times call for more daring in our horror films, but for this weekend, this will do the trick. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's not technically true to say the movie cheats, but let's say it abandons the truth and depth of its earlier scenes. show more

  • 50
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Its frights are not that chilling or original, its secrets more run-of-the-mill than astounding. show more

  • July 07, 2008 Lil mikey 1012
    Report This User

    i think this move gets an 8 / 10 grade i lked the story of i and it was a little scary which i liked it was ok

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