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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    In a variety of forms, Slither excels in imaginative gore and shows that first-time director James Gunn has learned much about the joys of linking humor and horror. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Slither is old-school gooey, slimy, silly B-movie fun. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Like "Tremors," only ickier, Slither is a tongue-in-cheek horror flick that skewers the genre while delivering seat-squirming scares. show more

  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Slither is neither repetitive nor reverent. It is a dark and hilarious spoof of those movies, one in which both the characters and the audience seem to be in on the jokes. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Gunn maintains the ideal glib pitch for most of the picture, flirting with camp but never hanging around it long enough to water down the squirm-inducing stuff. show more

  • 88
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    If your idea of fun involves zombies, monstrous physical transformations and alien slugs bent on world domination, look no further than James Gunn's gleeful homage to all things gross and horrible actually makes good on the "horror comedy" label by being both flat-out creepy and darkly funny. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    Aside from Henry, Gunn's cast is on a collective wavelength. Banks, whose perkiness carries a slightly demented edge, matches up well with Nathan Fillion, who plays the lovelorn police chief. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The acting is playful aces all around: Fillion gives good exhausted incredulity, Banks gives good virginal idiocy, and Rooker gives great conflicted monster arrogance even before the aliens get him. show more

  • 63
    New York Post

    This is one horror film that could make the syllabus at Bob Jones U. The way the squid blasts its tentacles into doe-eyed girls seems designed to steer your daughters away from sex until they're about 40. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Let's get this straight from the start: Slither isn't great art, but that doesn't mean it isn't good entertainment. show more

  • July 25, 2009 Rean Rossier
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    A very great movie full of awesome horror in some part's it was really funny mostly gore I really enjoyed this movie a lot & I loved all the specail effects because all of that looked really cool in the movie .

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