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Based on 9 Reviews
critic reviews (9)
fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The Woman is disturbing, lurid and perverse, but that isn't necessarily bad: Horror buffs, especially fans of Ketchum, will be overcome with joy and excitement. show more

  • 63
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The movie - which caused walkouts and an uproar at Sundance - rewards your endurance with an utterly insane 30-minute climax of violence, audacious gore and all-around bad behavior (how this picture got an R rating is baffling). show more

  • 60

    So horrifying it caused a number of hardcore journos to storm out of its Sundance screening, btu if you've got thick, thick skin, you might find something here. show more

  • 60
    Bill Goodykoontz Arizona Republic

    The Woman isn't simply a gore-fest. It's just mostly a gore-fest, with a little more going on, as well. show more

  • 20
    Joshua Rothkopf Time Out New York

    Dropping on top of the heap is Lucky McKee's barely competent domestic thriller, bound to make you groan more than think. show more

  • 67
    Eric Kohn indieWIRE

    There are plenty of guts, but The Woman doesn't have enough to make its feminist rhetoric stick. show more

  • 80
    The New York Times

    The Woman is not, obviously, a family movie, but it is, like much of the best drama, about a family - here, how an outsider upends its unhinged equilibrium. True to its genre, there is gore and sudden shrieks. show more

  • 40
    Village Voice

    Even with a nauseous climax, The Woman never gets under the skin, and its artsy-languid pacing and incessant lite-metal commentary tunes finally seem like part of an effort to disguise what it really is: torture porn for people who'd never admit to liking torture porn. show more

  • 75
    Scott Tobias The A.V. Club

    The mix of blunt sexual politics and dime-store-paperback luridness has the bracing quality of tub-brewed rotgut. It eats away at the stomach lining - that is, if it can be stomached at all. show more

  • June 10, 2012 gy00000000125251
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    great movie! one of my top 10 Thrillers :D

  • November 01, 2011 boombyhead
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    great crazy movie has everything pitty,sex,&revenge top 10

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