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  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    A laughably bad horror flick. show more

  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    What "The Exorcist" might look like if Madonna rewrote it, this silly fright flick finds college student Casey (Odette Yustman) haunted by a Kabbalistic demon. show more

  • 30
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    What finally undoes the struggle to maintain suspense is Goyer's dialogue, which is consistently hokey. show more

  • 63
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    I enjoyed the visual effects used to create some hellish creatures and the amusing nods to "The Exorcist" - cranial rotation, even a spooky staircase. But the movie slips in the last act. show more

  • 63
    TV Guide

    What more could a horror fan ask for than a spook-fest that feels pure in its intentions while taking full advantage of every opportunity to scare us silly? show more

  • 38
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    This material is offensive. The film may end with a straight-faced reassurance that "no actual Torah scrolls were destroyed or damaged in the making of this motion picture," but it's perfectly willing to exploit the Holocaust for cheap, weak thrills. show more

  • 25
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Maybe approaching The Unborn as horror is the wrong approach. Perhaps this should be seen as a comedy. It is quite possibly the most egregiously laughable high-profile supernatural tale since Roman Polanski and Johnny Depp impaled themselves on "The Ninth Gate." show more

  • 12
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The Unborn joins a growing glut of Holocaust- and Nazi-themed material -- "Valkyrie," "Defiance" - that are long on posturing, suppositions, and righteousness, yet short on moral complexity. Nazism and its crimes have lately inspired theme parks more than actual movies. Too many rides on that roller coaster and I feel sick. show more

  • 20
    Film Threat

    This is the sort of film that fails on every single aspect it aims for. show more

  • 20
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Calling The Unborn a dull, plodding, exposition-crammed slog through a twilight of barely maintained tedium is like calling "Valkyrie" a yawn. It's too easy. show more

  • July 11, 2009 youthink001
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    I thought the movie dragged, was nothing like what I thought it would be. I was very dissapointed.

  • March 07, 2009 SammiLox
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    I thought it was good, it wasn't THAT bad.

  • February 13, 2009 RossEross18
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    this movie seems really good i mite go get it one day when i go 2 tha movie when it comes out on dvd

  • February 13, 2009 avalanchebabe20
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    One of the dumpest and stupidest movies. I was falling asleep. It wasn't scary at all. I laughed most of the time. I wouldnt waste my money or even buy it.

  • January 31, 2009 AngeLw1ng3
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    It' not scary, I actually laughed at most of the "Scary" parts. People started to leave the movie theatre even before the movie was done.

  • January 31, 2009 Megrocks9
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    i actually thought this was really scary. i was confused by the whole plot...but there were a lot of things that jumped out at you.

  • January 31, 2009 Sk8erboi1014813
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    its not that bad

  • January 30, 2009 MichaelCrazy07
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    the crappies movie i've seen so far this year

  • January 30, 2009 Lover Boy (M)
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    ddgga

  • January 28, 2009 BLNDBRT15
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    I went to see this movie with my boyfriend and it was so horriable..Nobody should waist there time to go see it.

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