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Based on 12 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Vampire movies aren't what they used to be. How about a little mist, some shadows, some pale gray faces set off by stark red lips? Maestro, a little Transylvanian mood music, if you please. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Writer-director J.S. Cardone's low-budget mishmash offers precious little in the way of thrills and chills, much less coherent storytelling. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This flashy fright flick doesn't break any new ground, but puts an attractive gloss on genre conventions. show more

  • 20
    Mr. Showbiz

    The Forsaken discourages one from caring in the least how its breed of vein-tappers came to be, or even what will happen if they take over the world. show more

  • 30
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Apart from the fang-restraint of the nosferatu, however, there's precious little that's altogether new or for that matter shocking about this by-the-numbers thriller. show more

  • 16
    Bruce Fretts Entertainment Weekly

    While it's rarely scary, the film is often gory. show more

  • 80
    Gemma Files

    Horror presented without restraint or apology, as a full-bore, blood-soaked load of nomad nastiness caught in constant forward motion. show more

  • 60
    F. X. Feeney L.A. Weekly

    The film works, cleanly, without any tiresome reliance on computer graphics. show more

  • 50
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Had it exhibited a modicum of restraint, The Forsaken could have been twice as scary. show more

  • 50
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Chalk it up as a middling B-pic that, with a bit more wit and style, could have been at least a cult item. show more

  • November 23, 2009 Miss rainey bear
    Report This User

    I thought it was a pretty good movie, Not Many Dull Moments.

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  • John Carpenter's Vampires (1998)

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  • 30 Days of Night (2007)

  • The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

  • Daybreakers (2009)

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