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Based on 8 Reviews
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  • 25
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's hard to understand what Malevolence is doing in theaters. If ever a movie deserved to go directly to DVD, it's this dreary horror treatment. show more

  • 38
    New York Daily News

    The acting and dialogue is as silly as the potato sack the killer wears on his head. show more

  • 50
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A low-budget American horror film that's already established itself as a fan favourite, Malevolence flaunts all the trappings of an old-school slasher flick. show more

  • 60
    Film Threat

    Stevan Mena nonetheless is adept at creating images that disturb and disgust on levels most horror filmmakers can only dream of. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Mena's characters rarely do the sort of spectacularly stupid things that provoke derisive laughter from seasoned horror-moviegoers. show more

  • 60
    Dennis Harvey Variety

    Eventually pic turns into a formula slasher over-indebted to the usual "Texas Chainsaw" and "Halloween" models. But until then, Mena's direction (if not his script) suggest he's ready for bigger-budget assignments. show more

  • 50
    The New York Times

    Malevolence will lead Halloween-inspired viewers into this dark place for some palpitations, but the thrills will come from sheer density of gruesome images, not from frightfully new ideas. show more

  • 30
    Mark Holcomb Village Voice

    Laughably unscary. show more

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