Black Christmas
Black Christmas (1974)

A murderous phone-sex fiend gives the lusty residents of a sorority house a very scary Christmas by decking the halls with their blood and body parts in this early slasher film. The film is also known as Silent Night, Evil Night and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 6, 2001
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Only Marian Waldman as the house-mother comes across with any life.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of the better slasher films.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Perhaps frightening in 1974, it really doesn't hold up today unless you can forget the 12,000 films exactly like it, which is difficult.

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Time Out

The film still manages a good slice of old-fashioned suspense.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

While I'll always love The Shape emerging to chase after Laurie Strode, for my money "Black Christmas" is the supreme slasher film...

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Clark consegue crier uma atmosfera incômoda a partir de um fiapo de roteiro, sendo auxiliado também pela performance contida da bela Hussey.

New York Times

A whodunit that begs the question of why it was made.

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Generally heralded as the first of its kind, Black Christmas may actually be one of a kind.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a sporadically effective slasher...

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
best christmas movie ever
Drew Smith
Here is the grandmother of the slasher film, four years before Halloween. Black Christmas' power is impossible to deny; its characters are compelling, the… More
Pierluigi Puccini
It's a shame that slasher genre and all it's settings and twists had become clichéd, because this movie established most of them for the first time.… More
AJ Verser
A classic horror movie! From the director of A Christmas Story too! The actors are kind of average, but the story is good, and the movie is really scary.… More
Lee ?
Creepy atmospheric stalk and slash classic. Not very graphic violence wise neither is there a huge body count either, but it's a very well made and put… More
Michael Gildea
A mostly unimpressive, easy to forget Canadian horror film that like a lot of R-rated movies in the early 70s had more fun with shock, swearing and being dirty… More

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