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Based on 20 Reviews
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fan reviews ( )
  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A giddy mockumentary. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Herzog, who deadpans his way through the high jinks, is the best thing about the movie, but even he gets wearisome before Nessie has sunk the boat. show more

  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Incident at Loch Ness manages to cross "Project Greenlight" with "The Blair Witch Project" in a way that makes one pine for the originals. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Watching the movie is an entertaining exercise in forensic viewing, and the insidious thing is, even if it is a con, who is the conner and who is the connee? show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Can be taken as a parable about cinema art vs. commerce. If that's too much to think about, just enjoy the off-beat humor. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Once the cat is out of the bag, "Incident" becomes simultaneously entertaining and disappointing. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Starts cleverly but becomes more preposterous as it goes along. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A successful hoax is annoying for everyone except the hoaxster. No one enjoys being the credulous, unsuspecting dupe of a wise---joke -- personally I loathe it. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's actually a clever commentary on documentary filmmaking, an pretty good monster movie to boot. show more

  • 83
    Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In its final scenes, when truth and superstition collide, the film becomes more preposterous than anything Penn may have contrived earlier. show more

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  • Cloverfield (2008)

  • The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007)

  • Loch Ness (1996)

  • For Your Consideration (2006)

  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)

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