Atrocious
Atrocious (2011)

Atrocious is a gruesome, mind-bending thriller shot in a style reminiscent of The Blair Witch Project. The horror film excerpts found footage from a film reel recovered by Spanish police, documenting a family of five discovering the truth… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 25, 2011
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56%
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User Score
30%



Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice

The filmmaker is betting the bank on the unstable Blair Witch textures, and damn if subjective footage of implacable darkness, with screams coming from the woods you can barely see, doesn't still make your motor neurons jump, spark, and tingle.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Effectively creepy and impressively atmospheric, this is an enjoyable, well made Spanish horror that demonstrates that there's still life in the found footage format...

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Elliott Noble
Sky Movies

Even if one or two things don't add up come the final twist, you're still in for a jittery hour.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

there just isn't enough substance to stretch it out to a feature-length film

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Derek Malcolm
This is London

The film, shot through the siblings' video cameras, is obviously cheaply made. Still, it rachets up the tension better than most of its genre.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

Perhaps it is more an ingenious footnote than a radical game-changer in the shakicam subgenre, but it certainly marks Luna as a new talent to watch.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Mayhem occurs over a succession of nights, and yawns precede dawns.

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Xan Brooks
Guardian

The kids are screaming and the camera joggles us to the point of nausea but, at the end, the film's big reveal is just a cheap, dull shimmer.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Yet another piece of "found footage," but it's a pretty cool one.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Ryan Marshall
** out of **** With "Atrocious", the Spaniards yet again jump on the bandwagon that is the Found Footage sub-genre of horror cinema. Some notable… More
Chris Hernandez
I love 'found footage' films! From the beginning I really feel like I'm just watching some random recording, instead of the fact that it's a… More
Francisco Godinho
Nothing new here, move along... And what a lackluster ending.

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