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Based on 29 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • NA
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    This half-baked sci-fi horror film, filled with jerky, washed-out, highlighted, blurred and toned imagery, is a tiresome experience. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Nothing really fun, scary or exceptionally gross occurs. show more

  • 63
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    The "Alien" recipe with a little imagination. show more

  • 25
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It has a distinctive look but a few too many recycled ideas; better luck on the next crash-landing. show more

  • 66
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Visually, Pitch Black is sleek and stylish in a post-apocalyptic way, and a scantily clad Radha Mitchell does a nice, more femme variation of Sigourney Weaver's Ripley. show more

  • 63
    Sara Wildberger Miami Herald

    Just may be the most entertainingly derivative movie of the millennium so far. show more

  • 63
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    By far the best thing about Pitch Black is the cool-looking lighting and photography. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Clever, done with skill, yet lacking in the cerebral imagination of the best science fiction. show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The B-movie is still very much with us. show more

  • 25
    Barbara Shulgasser Chicago Tribune

    A rather wan version of "Jurassic Park" - a series of setups featuring humans being picked off by bigger, faster and stronger carnivores. show more

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