Haunter (2013)

Lisa Johnson is one day shy of her sixteenth birthday. And she will be forever. She and her family are dead and doomed to repeat that fateful last day before they were all killed in 1985. Only Lisa has "woken up" and realizes what… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Inspiration seems to come from Groundhog Day, Beetlejuice and even The Shining.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

The plot spirals into increasing fuzziness ...

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Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

It's hard to dislike a film that has so much fun with the idea that for isolated teens, every day is like Sunday.

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Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times

"Haunter" offers a freaky, visceral experience - without a hint of gore.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Lifted by the sepulchral Stephen McHattie as Lisa's nemesis, the film's frazzled thought experiment becomes an adequate yarn.

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Dee Rudebeck

A good performance from Breslin keeps tension alive, but hope for a really scary and inventive fright dies screaming in the basement.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

A dull, confusing movie for which nobody bothered to provide a script.

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Josh Modell
AV Club

The occasionally intriguing, but ultimately middling Haunter is caught in some kind of gauzy haunted-house purgatory between a girl-powered YA story and a ghostly serial-killer mystery.

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Curtis Woloschuk
Total Film

Though [Natali's] haunted-house tale ultimately lacks the strong storytelling its high concept calls for, it still compels with its ambition, occasional eloquence, and heart-in-the-right- place vibe.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Vincenzo Natali makes good use of "fog" in <i>Haunter</i>. That is both a positive and a negative.<p>The story has an interesting… More
Dann Michalski
Atmospheric and suspenseful, Haunter is an impressive supernatural thriller. A 15-year-old girl named Lisa starts to realize that she and her family are dead,… More
Film Crazy
An uninspiring ghost story, Breslin does well with an uninteresting and un-suspenseful script.
Panta Oz
This latest Canadian supernatural thriller, directed by Vincenzo Natali is starring amazingly talented Abigail Breslin. It was produced by Copperheart… More
Apeneck Fletcher
More like a film school project than a real release, you'll spend the first hour considering what film each sequence was stolen from, and the action is… More