Black Christmas
Black Christmas (2006)

Billy, a young boy, was abused by his mother as a child. His mother cheated on Billy's father, and eventually killed the man, while keeping Billy in the attic--for good, while she was with her lover and starting a "new"… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 3, 2007
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Critic Score
14%
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User Score
38%



Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A gratuitous remake of the 1974 slasher, Black Christmas pumps out the gore and blood with zero creativity, humor, or visual flair.

Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly

It's old-school stupid.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

A modern horror movie featuring a non-ironic shower scene is far less knowing than it pretends to be.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A colossal mess, which is not at all as dispiriting as those remakes of classic horror which are just empty, shallow exercises in genre mechanics.

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Jim Ridley
Village Voice

Black Christmas lacks the timing and visual wit to make its splattery EC Comics gags either genuinely scary or funny.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Creativity is a stranger to this sick excuse for entertainment, which pounds a ridiculous back story into a butchered rehash that includes incest, cannibalism, eyeball gouging and impossibly dumb plot contrivances.

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Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

All setup and no payoff makes this a dull film.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

As yuletide counterprogramming goes, here's one smelly lump of coal.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

It also exchanges the police subplot that gave the earlier film its steady pace for a lot of pointless backstory about the mother-fixated stalker.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat

Neither horror, nor comedy. It's barely even a movie...

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Unnecessary remake of the classic groundbreaking horror film of the same name, Black Christmas is a dull film that has everything you'd expect from a bad… More
Wahida K
A tiny bit disturbing!
Lee ?
Classless remake of the brilliant original featuring a bunch of stuck-up, foul-mouthed sorority sisters who you really don't mind seeing get brutally… More
Luke Baldock
A dull and dismal film. Despite it's Christmas setting, it doesn't even try and capture some form of Christmas spirit. None of the characters learn… More
KJ Proulx
One of the most wasted time movie experiences ever! The end was the worst way to end a movie I have ever seen! I recommend it to people who like laughing g at… More
Phil Hubbs
The best part of this flick is it looks good and the effects really work well. The story is basically the usual thing and to be honest is does work but very… More

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