God Told Me To
God Told Me To (1976)

Something strange is happening to the innocent citizens in New York in this drama. NYC's finest is on the case after a spate of bizarre, utterly senseless killings committed by ordinary people. What is most strange is that before they… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 26, 2003
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Possibly the Cohen joint that brims with the most all-pervasive invention and danger

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Though not among Larry Cohen's most wholly satisfying productions, God Told Me To should prove a worthwhile curiosity to fans of 70's era horror movies told with a decidedly 'cop flick' feel.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Intriguing but exasperatingly uneven.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Not Cohen's best, but perversely fascinating

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An upsetting film not meant for the timid.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

only those who are intensely religious will be offended; the rest of us can just smile at the film's simple and entertaining absurdity

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Larry Cohen might not be the most sophisticated filmmaker but he is one of the most unbridled in terms of the inherent lunacy of New York. In the harrowingly… More
Francisco Godinho
It's an interesting story that works for the most part. The mistery is nice at first, has some disturbing imaginary on a couple of scenes and one or two… More
Tim Salmons
I can't honestly say I enjoyed this, not entirely anyways. It had a few good moments in it, but not enough to warrant repeated viewings. It started out… More
ken j
God Told Me To starts off really well but somehow takes a wrong turn during the second act and left me kinda confused. A sniper shoots 14 people, a husband… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Freaky, almost an exploitation film about people committing random acts of violence because "God told me to kill." is what they would always say when… More