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In Theaters October 31 (30 days)
Based on the novel by Joe Hill, Horns is a supernatural thriller driven by fantasy, mystery and romance. The film follows Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe, "Harry Potter" films), the number one suspect for the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, Merrin (Juno Temple). Hungover from a night of hard drinking, Ig awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their most selfish and unspeakable impulses - an effective tool in his quest to discover the true circumstances of his late… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's a shame that Aja's noncommittal attitude wins out over the tragic dimension of the story, because there could have been something more substantial here."
‑ Calum Marsh, Film.com
"While Horns is a mixed bag - tonally, it can't quite decide if it's fable or grit - the flick's fine."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"Feels almost like they took a Nicholas Sparks script and gave it to a schlocky horror director who hated it. None of it works, and it's pretty much a waste of time on every level."
‑ Vincent Mancini, FilmDrunk
"...a decent adaptation that benefits from Aja's slick direction and Radcliffe's tremendously charismatic performance..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Radcliffe has got the chops and determination to ensure a solid career post child stardom, but his performance here and feels like the probing of an actor eager to cast off the iconic role that defined him."
‑ Ian Gilchrist, HeyUGuys
"Benefits from the helmer's twisted sensibility, but suffers from a case of overall silliness."
‑ Peter Debruge, Variety
"Aja directs this tragedy as if it's a flavorless comedy."
‑ John Gholson, Movies.com
"Fans of horror and of Radcliffe will have some reason to celebrate, and Horns delivers some soaring moments for both. The book's readers will be less lucky."
‑ Kristy Puchko, CinemaBlend.com
"Predominantly a failure of tone, "Horns" has plenty of admirable traits and yet dooms itself from the outset. It's an admirable conceit stuffed into far less subtle material."
‑ Eric Kohn, indieWIRE
"It trades some of the subtleties of novelist Joe Hill's source material for a Dogma-style mash-up of grim comedy and religious satire."
‑ Henry Barnes, Guardian
"While this all begins as a kind of supernatural black comedy ... the tone grows darker with each revelation."
‑ John DeFore, Hollywood Reporter
"If you can suspend your disbelief and embrace the somewhat silly concept, there's fun to be had watching Daniel Radcliffe dance with the devil."
‑ Chris Tilly, IGN Movies
"Horns sometimes feels like a uncomfortable departure for Alexandre Aja, but Radcliffe's demonic performance strikes a devilishly indulgent balance between dark comedy and romantic tragedy that saves the day."
‑ Matt Donato, We Got This Covered
"Given the surprising sweetness of the story, HORNS could have a lot of appeal beyond horror fans."
‑ Chris Bumbray, JoBlo's Movie Emporium
"For the most part, Horns can't decide what it wants to be, whether genuine story of innocence lost, crude comedy or gory horror flick."
‑ Anthony Kaufman, Screen International
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