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Based on 26 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    These people are so stupid that they make us think, well, wait a second: Maybe those livers and kidneys could be put to better use. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Nasty stuff. It's xenophobic (message: Americans, steer clear of the Third World); it's photogenic (the Sports Illustrated-likeswimsuit issue beach scenes, the colorful villages, the lush landscapes); it's gruesome (operating table POV shots); and it's violent. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    As the latest in a never-ending chain of thrillers about young people lost and dying in a hostile land, John Stockwell's Turistas at least offers the visual benefits of exotic settings and a cast of barely clad hardbodies. show more

  • 40
    Michael Rechtshaffen The Hollywood Reporter

    It all begins to fall apart around the midway point, before completely unraveling into a confused, murky mess. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Turistas is not a slasher film -- not conventionally. Released by Fox's new teen division, it's the latest aquatic titillation from John Stockwell, the man who also brought us "Blue Crush" and the shockingly good "Into the Blue." show more

  • 63
    Ethan Alter Premiere

    Before it descends into dull sadism and general incoherence in its third act, Turistas is a mostly effective exploitation picture, the kind of movie that would have been proudly displayed on the marquee of a '70s-era grindhouse. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    The cast is unusually good for this sort of film, which only makes the poor execution more regrettable. show more

  • 50
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Starts out as an effective little horror movie before devolving into an incoherent mess during its final 30 minutes. show more

  • 38
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    The stalwart American hero of Turistas comes off as a dislikable blank in the hands of Josh Duhamel, of the TV series "Las Vegas." More relaxed is Melissa George, who co-stars as the Aussie. show more

  • 38
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Turistas has mastered the international language: stupidity. show more

  • July 25, 2009 Rean Rossier
    Report This User

    This movie was very bloody / gory it was very disturbing in some part's that grossed me out ( I didn't care for the acter's / charector's overall where the movie was shot was so pretty it was in Brazil the place full of robbing I think. I still liked this movie but still REALLY GROSS!

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