Grace (2009)

One couple's dream turns into the worst nightmare imaginable when their unborn child is declared dead in utero, and the devastated mother insists on carrying the stillborn baby to term. Madeline Matheson (Jordan Ladd) is eight months… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: September 15, 2009
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though not entirely effective as a conventional horror flick, Grace is still a graphic, disturbing, and artful exploration of twisted maternal instinct.

Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times

It's a horrifying meditation on the unbreakable union of mother and child.

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Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice

Creepy, yes, but what's the point of all of this bratty, poignance-free bloodletting?

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Todd Gilchrist
Sci Fi Wire

It focuses on characters rather than the color red, which is why it manages to surpass many of its more prominent cinematic competitors and qualify as one of the few true must-see horror movies of 2009.

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Mike Hale
New York Times

Keeps you on the edge of your seat, or perhaps the edge of fleeing the theater.

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Simon Foster

Solet's wicked slice of Suburban Gothic horror taps into some of humankind's most potent iconography and exploits that imagery mercilessly.

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Norm Schrager

you may never look at a baby sound monitor the same way.

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S. James Snyder
Time Out

Paul Solet's gyno-horror flick is certainly twisted but only slightly unnerving; the movie is about as gripping as one might expect given that its infant monster is both mute and cradle-bound.

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Adam Lippe

Grace is just a stretched thin short film, as the mother-in-law with the unsettling maternal issues, the corrupt doctor, and the lesbian midwife material don't fit in.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a love-it-or-hate-it proposition...

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Dead Angel
This movie is sick as hell. Very disturbing. I saw this because of the poster. It seemed like "It's a good movie that will make you jump in every… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Love... Undying."</i> After losing her unborn child, Madeline Matheson insists on carrying the baby to term. Following the delivery,… More
Leigh Ryan
Disturbing. Not so much for the scariness, but for the plot itself. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone.
Nani Vang
At times it got a little boring and I lost interest. Don't get me wrong, the story had potential, but it just got too crazy for me.
Carlos Magalhães
Although a few times effective, this overly twisted horror flick is unfortunately mostly unscary, as it tries to be much more disgusting and graphic than… More
Emily Armstrong
Again, this is a movie that will make your very skin crawl. I found all the characters very three-dimensional and interesting, and all had very tangible… More