Ginger Snaps
Ginger Snaps (2001)

In this modern werewolf tale, sisters Ginger and Brigitte are ostracized by their town because of their morbid inclinations. Soon after being attacked by a wolf, Ginger begins to exhibit strange nocturnal behavior. Now Brigitte must decide… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 23, 2001
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89%
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78%



Critic Score: 89% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The strong female cast and biting satire of teenage life makes Ginger Snaps far more memorable than your average werewolf movie -- or teen flick.

Scott Tobias
AV Club

A smart, resourceful, and wickedly funny teen-horror film that reinvents the werewolf myth as a potent metaphor for pubescent angst and humiliation.

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Ray Conlogue
Globe and Mail

The ideas are thin, and the scene-by-scene execution of them is bumbling.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

An uncommonly intelligent fright film, one that unnerves you at a very deep, primal level.

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Derek Elley
Variety

A quietly subversive my-sister-is-turning-into-a-werewolf movie that doesn't wimp out at the end.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

A superbly realized take on the perils of being different in a world that demands conformity.

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Eleanor McKeown
Electric Sheep

A witty and intelligent exploration of what it means to become and live as a woman in middle-class suburbia.

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Tom Charity
Time Out

This isn't just a good horror movie, it's a good movie. Period.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

It deserves a cult following among satire-loving, feminist-minded gore aficionados who appreciate a well-made human tail.

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Total Film

Not squeamish? Like monsters? Go see.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] There's a lot of reasons why this film is more memorable than other teen horror… More
Marc Lewis
Ginger Snaps, has almost everything I want in a werewolf film. Characters I can relate too? Check. Great scares? Check. A few laughs? Check. Great acting?… More
EightThirty .
13/07/2010 (ONLINE) <b>My kind of "Chick Flick".</b> This film is dreadfully good and the girls are absolutely what I like,… More
Randy Tippy
Cult classic teen angst with high aspirations and second rate special effects. Credit Emily Perkins and Katharine Isabelle for keeping it interesting.
Wahida K
The prequel was a tiny bit too iritating for me. But I enjoyed the sequel. I am not saying not watch it. It was just perhaps it was me. Well just like the Movie… More
Drew Smith
Ginger Snaps is deliciously 90s, which makes it a much greater surprise that it was actually made in 2001. In many ways, this feels like the film time forgot, a… More

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