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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    With a bit less grisliness, it could have been a mystery dinner-theater performance. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    You'll never play the titular parlor game again after watching Would You Rather, director David Guy Levy’s clever exercise in torture porn that manages to display as much restraint as genuine sickness. show more

  • 50
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    It reminded me of everything from "Ten Little Indians" to a low-budget take on Neil Simon’s "Murder by Death" without the laughs. It’s diverting for people who love games, but not for the squeamish. show more

  • 25
    Steve Macfarlane Slant Magazine

    A shrill Indiewood torture porn that, despite promised shocks and revulsions, doesn't even have the conviction to hold its camera on the story's most appalling twists. show more

  • NA
    Sara Stewart New York Post

    Would you rather . . . watch this movie, or spend an hour and a half having your arm hairs plucked out with a rusty pair of tweezers? I’d have chosen the latter if it’d been on offer. show more

  • 42
    Gabe Toro The Playlist

    Unfortunately, Would You Rather is content with being a risible borderline torture porn horror film. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    Would You Rather verges on genuine intrigue at times, but it's ultimately just a slasher without the gore. show more

  • 40
    Robert Abele Los Angeles Times

    Though assured in execution and not without a few moments of genuine tension — mainly emanating from Combs' flinty weirdness — Would You Rather is hardly a most dangerous game night at the movies. show more

  • 20
    Geoff Berkshire Variety

    Results are simple-minded at best, contemptible at worst; most audiences would rather watch anything else. show more

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    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    By the midway point, viewers will be questioning whether they would rather remain in their seats or put their eyes out with a fork. show more

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