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Based on 13 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 35 )
  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The movie soon turns into only a production-designed run-and-chase game, and our curiosity about what happened to Earth and the crew is teased and teased again until the movie’s big letdown of a reveal. show more

  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Claustrophobic, tedious sci-fi thriller. show more

  • 75
    Boston Globe

    Pandorum is a dark, disquieting dream worth watching out for. show more

  • 75
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Handsomely mounted, emotionally involving sci-fi movies don't often show up in the darkened galaxies of our theatre chains. So Alvart's English-language debut is definitely a film you want to catch on the big screen. Just don't sit too close, lest you end up with a dose of pandorum. show more

  • 20
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    This is hackwork of the highest order, lacking in all poetry and barely comprehensible aurally or visually. show more

  • NA
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    In all fairness, the sheer, overwhelming mediocrity of everything about Pandorum – Travis Milloy's hackneyed, ultra-derivative script, Alvart's plodding pacing and dull direction, even the eventual crimson tide of gore that duly arrives just in time to keep audience members over the age of 13 from dozing off – may well constitute a new breed of horror: In space, no one can hear you snore. show more

  • 58
    Entertainment Weekly

    How brazenly can one film rip off "Alien," "I Am Legend," and, somewhat oddly, "The Poseidon Adventure"? show more

  • 40
    L.A. Weekly

    Director Christian Alvart clearly attended horror’s new paint-shaker school of direction (motto: shaky = scary!), but the script’s twisty, end-of-the-world intrigue saves this otherwise leaden film from total self-destruction. show more

  • 30
    Los Angeles Times

    Keeps its audience in the dark -- literally and figuratively -- far too long to be of much use besides as a patience-trying exercise in reference spotting. show more

  • 30
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    According to the press notes, pandorum means “Orbital Dysfunctional Syndrome”; whatever that is, by the end of the movie I was convinced I had caught it. show more

  • December 28, 2010 popperlori
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    Waste of time!

  • January 08, 2010 grainv9715
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    best buy and fye are not getting this for sale until the 19 of January but your site says its available now 28 of December...whats the deal?

  • October 11, 2009 brownjac
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    Boring! I left with so many question that the headache I starting having watching it became a migraine. Wait and, skip that, like Vstop said above. Go and rent any of the "Alien" series, much better movie and time. I really wanted to like the movie but it had NO plot or real story line. Probably a great book if it is one. Would make more sense.

  • October 11, 2009 bloodhill7
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    just seeing the preview i knew it was going to be bad movie

  • October 05, 2009 Carolb987
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    its was an good movie,nice ending,instead of disaster!!!!!!!!

  • October 04, 2009 MoViEGooBeR101
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    This movie started out interesting, then it took a turn for the worse. Overall, not a good movie.

  • October 01, 2009 LORDESTROYER
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    Im not sure why there seem to be bad reviews for this one? Yes, its been done before, but this one has a few twists that make it a little more original. I wouldn't shy away just because its rehashing several movies from the ********* solid enough to warrant the $7.00 I spent on it.

  • October 01, 2009 vstop
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    There were 30 people in the theather when the movie started, but when the lights came on at the end of the movie, everyone else had walked out. I would have left early as well, if I had a ride home.... Rent "Aliens" at Blockbuster, it's a better movie.

  • October 11, 2009 RedBaronNSnoopy2
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    Over rated, over priced complete with a free headache by mid movie. Terrible.

  • September 28, 2009 cager97
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    Saw this movie yesterday, Sunday, 9/27/09. Boring!!! Left to use the restroom, just did not return! The characters are not real enough to care about them! Wait for video!!

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