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  • 25
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Eisner has almost nothing on his mind, no political rumblings, nothing behind the urge to upgrade vintage trash. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Familiar B-movie fare, but it's also lively fun and presented with well-paced flair. show more

  • 80
    Wall Street Journal

    The big difference between Mr. Romero's film and Mr. Eisner's--which is so intelligent you fear the fanboys will scatter--is that Mr. Eisner never gives us the military's point of view. All we know is what David and Judy and Russell know, which for a long time isn't much. And The Crazies is all the scarier for it. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Olyphant has a cool, amiable vibe, kind of postmodern Jimmy Stewart, while Mitchell brings intelligence and quietude to yet another role that doesn't deserve such consideration. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Has warmed-over chills and a muddled, zombie-like execution. show more

  • 70
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    Part zombie movie, part apocalyptic bioterror, part military conspiracy thriller, the refit hybrid doesn't stint on the visceral kicks demanded by contemporary audiences while remaining reasonably true to those Romero roots. show more

  • 40
    NPR

    The incoherence is made all the more disappointing because Eisner displays a great deal of raw talent for the genre's tone and set pieces. show more

  • 88
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    I greatly prefer this cleverly sustained and efficiently relentless remake to the '73 edition. It is lean and simple. show more

  • 75
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    You may not remember The Crazies in a month, but you'll have a grand time watching it. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Does what an exploitation movie should: It gets in, it scares you silly, and it gets out, all while playing fair by the audience. show more

  • December 29, 2011 aashantideosha1
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    I had to skip half of the movie t o get to the action.BUT IT WAS THE BEST HORROR MOVIE EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • July 20, 2010 hsimsbea12
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    Wow! This is by far the best scary movie I've seen in a Really long time! And I'm a huge fan of scary movies! You have to watch this! =]

  • May 08, 2010 SmileyFacee2013
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    Its Crazy Jus Look At The Movie Cover Bhut Kinda Took 2 Long It Was Gud But Not That Gud.

  • May 02, 2010 xcrazychickx01
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    it was scary at first but then it was gettin borin but i still liked it =P

  • April 03, 2010 Paul Preister
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    this movie is frekin amazing must see it!!!!

  • March 18, 2010 luiz lima
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    It's so boring,and you can't wait to be over.

  • March 15, 2010 Matildas Rock
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    This movie rocked. Its a must see.

  • March 03, 2010 sarahgenco
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    this is a cool ass movie dog

  • March 02, 2010 SoXtraSwt
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    loved this movie ! very exciting a nail biter to the fullest!

  • March 02, 2010 music doc derr
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    Pretty good --------------for a B Movie. But fun.

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