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The Woman in Black

(2012)

Rated PG-13 for thematic material and violence/disturbing images.

PG-13 In Theaters 02/3/2012 , 95min.
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Viewer Score
64%
Viewer score based on 109 ratings
62%
Critic score based on 39 reviews

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July 07, 2012
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The other day I was sitting with a friend of mine discussing the possibility of doing a horror movie together in Hungary. And he says, \"Come on, man, horror is for guys with no options. It's a cop out.\" So, of course, my answer was, \"Dude! James Bond and Harry Potter are doing it! Horror is legit now!\" In deed it is. It must be no coincidence that Mr. Radcliffe picked a
May 29, 2012
socalgal920
Well done was really Daniel's coming of age since Harry Potter ended he did a great job
April 16, 2012
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April 06, 2012
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This crappy site keeps doing weird things to my comments so I will just make this short and to the point. This movie is a classic ghost story. If you are so jaded that something good like this no longer does it, then it is your loss. It is a great movie in its own right and deserves better reviews from smarter people. I left the theater completely rattled and I?ve seen just as many ghost
March 09, 2012
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I thought it was scarier than all the other crappy scary movies they try to put out there.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Los Angeles Times
If the story is laid out none too subtly, its straightforward purity is, finally, its greatest strength. Screenwriter Jane Goldman has adapted Susan Hill's 1983 novel (which spawned a radio series, TV movie and long-running West End stage play) with economy, placing a premium on eeriness, not gore. Full Review
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
If, in the end, the movie fails to generate much beyond several crackling jump scares and a nicely gothic mise-en-scene, it has enough mood, and enough Radcliffe, to carry us through the mist. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
As opposed to modern horror flicks like the "Saw" movies, where gruesome violence can almost blunt fears, The Woman in Black is a tasteful, old-school frightener, emphasizing suspense and foreboding over blood and guts. Full Review
John Anderson
Wall Street Journal
The landscape is dire, the architecture is haunted, children disappear by the dozens and antique toys inexplicably spark to life. That Mr. Radcliffe doesn't is part of the problem. Full Review
Leslie Felperin
Variety
Helmer James Watkins ("Eden Lake") and scripter Jane Goldman judiciously combine moves from the classic scare-'em-ups with new tricks from recent J-horror pictures to retell Susan Hill's oft-adapted Victorian gothic pastiche. Full Review
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