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Based on 13 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 11 )
  • 30
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Lincoln's script has no knack for the pacing of cinematic exorcisms, and the truncated climax he does offer is short on action and scares. show more

  • 30

    An incomprehensibly garbled, derivative attempt at a horror flick from first-time writer-director Todd Lincoln. show more

  • 38
    Mark Feeney Boston Globe

    To those of us in the audience who might be strangers in paranormal precincts, it looks suspiciously like a séance. show more

  • 12
    Slant Magazine

    The story is a worthy one, but the film lacks any daring expressive touches that might have made it, at the very least, noteworthy. show more

  • 40
    Sara Maria Vizcarrondo Boxoffice Magazine

    The soulless-ness of their empty plot of track homes and super-store existence invokes both "Poltergeist" and "Employee of the Month." show more

  • 20
    Ben Kenigsberg Time Out New York

    The Apparition turns out to be nothing more than a series of feebly constructed "Boo!" scenes tacked together to achieve (barely) feature length. show more

  • NA
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Come to think of it, it's a lot like the departed shade of a better, longer movie, hovering in tatters before us, vanishing when we blink. When you look into this abyss, it yawns back at you. show more

  • 25
    Drew Taylor The Playlist

    A plodding, undercooked, and old-fashioned (not in a good way, either) chiller that will bore you to tears instead of scare you to death. show more

  • 16
    Keith Staskiewicz Entertainment Weekly

    With more telegraphed scares than Samuel Morse on Halloween, it still might give you a restless night, but only because you fell asleep in the theater. show more

  • 30
    Nick Pinkerton Village Voice

    The Apparition is not a great or even good haunted-house movie, but it does have the advantage of a memorable setting. show more

  • January 12, 2014 guku1
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    Biggest piece of crap I have seen in years !!

  • November 30, 2012 oi00000022313424
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    Could only watch 40 minutes.....such bad acting.

  • September 08, 2012 hitzot
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    Waste uf my time. Not scarey.

  • September 01, 2012 qk00000000128858
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    This movie was the worst pile of horse manure I ever went to see. It had good special effect and CGI so if only it had a storyline and acting worth a crap. I say don\'t even wait for Netflix. Just don\'t bother seeing this at all!

  • September 01, 2012 bl00000000128729
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    This was one of the worst movies I have ever seen. It deserves zero stars..... I wish I could have my 82 minutes back :(

  • September 01, 2012 zx00000000073554
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    I fell asleep 3 times during this movie and it wasn\'t because I was tired. I snuck in the movie after watching Premium Rush so thank god I didn\'t waste my money on this movie.

  • August 29, 2012 Chad
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    very good

  • August 27, 2012 ilvoespunky
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    it was a total waste of my time and money . i am a senior citizen on a limited income

  • August 26, 2012 se00000000127800
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    Take a friend who you want to torture. Do not waste your time, money, or gas. Do NOT rent it or watch it for free!!! Why? This movie has to many aint gots aint got no plot, it aint got no actors, it aint got no scary, and it aint got no good reviews!!!!!!

  • August 26, 2012 sh00000000128948
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    T.E.R.R.I.B.L.E. I want my money back. This is why I stopped going to theaters to see movies.


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