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Based on 16 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 63
    David Hiltbrand Philadelphia Inquirer

    Harlin, with his customary visual brio, has created a film that is deliriously watchable. It's just not all that interesting. In the end, The Covenant is simply a glossier version of TV's "Charmed." show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Profoundly mediocre supernatural thriller. show more

  • 30
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    For the most part, the proceedings are slow, solemn and tedious. show more

  • 38
    New York Post

    When the villain is revealed, you are neither surprised nor scared. You just think, "That guy?" show more

  • 38
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    The Covenant is dopey, formulaic stuff for the Friday night fright crowd. Worse for them, it's never remotely scary. show more

  • 25
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    It fails utterly as a horror picture, although it delivers plenty of PG-13-rated flesh and unintentional laughs. show more

  • 40

    Utterly stupid and full of lazy plotting and lazier dialogue, this is just idiotic enough to entertain on nights when you want to give your brain a rest. show more

  • 11
    Austin Chronicle

    Surely nothing Hollywood did in its darkest, most debauched hour could possibly justify the penance we're paying that allows Harlin to continue directing movies. show more

  • 16
    Entertainment Weekly

    Cobbled-together teenybopper tripe. show more

  • 30
    L.A. Weekly

    The idiocy and sheer laziness of the whole concept ought to be the sort of thing director Renny Harlin (Deep Blue Sea) could make into glorious cinematic cheese, and occasionally he cuts loose with a swarm of CGI spiders or a final battle that resembles nothing more than a live action game of "Street Fighter II." But he's hamstrung by the PG-13 rating and the budget. show more

  • December 25, 2010 DCcuties
    Report This User

    AMAZING MOVIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! cant wait til the second one comes out... does anyone know when that will be?

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