Event Horizon
Event Horizon (1997)

A big-budget sci-fi/horror/slasher extravaganza. When the title spacecraft suddenly reappears in Neptune's orbit seven years after disappearing, its creator embarks upon a rescue mission. He and his cohorts discover the craft's crew… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 15, 1998
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24%
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62%



Critic Score: 24% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

If I were a psychologist hired to analyze the people who made this, I would conclude that everyone involved needed to take their inner child out back and shoot it.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

You look at Event Horizon as you would something that fell out of someone's nose.

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Steve Biodrowski
Cinefantastique

Paul Anderson shoots things to look cool, but he has no grasp on how to modulate the visuals to carry the audience into the deepening nightmare of the plot.

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Gregory Weinkauf
‹berCinť

Where's the application form for the job where you get paid to rip off the lamer and more bombastic aspects of Barker, Kubrick and Scott? I'm sorry I missed that notice.

David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a tremendously entertaining, flat-out disturbing horror effort that boasts a number of justifiably indelible sequences...

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Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Paul W.S. Anderson's outer space horror Event Horizon is an example of a potentially great and complex idea given a simplistic and ultimately ridiculous execution.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Eschewing the predictable plotting and happy endings of recent big-budget sci-fi productions, Event Horizon emerges as a truly twisted, nightmarish summer shocker.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

High-tech ghost story takes a grip until credibility goes into orbit.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

It's disheartening to see how quickly this movie degenerates from an intriguing premise into an absurd gore-a-thon.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Sam Neil shines in this. I think this an extremely underrated movie. Its awesome thriller horror flick
Jens S.
When you're trying to deliver horror in space you have to live with being compared to the original Alien film, the landmark movie of the genre. So you take… More
Carlos Magalh„es
A lousy and unimaginative mix of Solaris, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Alien, The Shining, Hellraiser and more - and if being a ragbag like this does not give you an… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] Paul W.S Anderson has had a mixed bag of a career. He's been a massive hit… More
Film Crazy
A fast moving potential movie, turns into a waste of time. Delivers nothing to the passive audiences!
Samuel Riley
This film can send shivers down your spine or have you laughing at it.

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