I Spit on Your Grave (Day of the Woman)
I Spit on Your Grave (Day of the Woman) (1978)

Originally released as Day of the Woman but far more successful under this lurid title, I Spit on Your Grave stars Camille Keaton as Jennifer, a woman brutally raped by four thugs. She survives the crime to seek savage, bloody revenge.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 11, 1998
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This is a film without a shred of artistic distinction. It lacks even simple craftsmanship. There is no possible motive for exhibiting it, other than the totally cynical hope that it might make money.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

in the dualistic contours of the rape-revenge subgenre, Zarchi finds a way to position his characters and viewers alike as both aggressors and victims. The results are neither comfortable nor pretty, but they are certainly confronting.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

The movie does wield crude and considerable power.

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Bullz-Eye.com

Where the original really comes crashing down into a heap of garbage, though, is in the revenge angle.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A precise and damning indictment of male sexuality, perhaps the most stridently anti-masculine film ever made by a male filmmaker.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Still an effective and shocking bit of revenge cinema...

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R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

Gruesome and incredibly exploitative. However, for better or for worse, I Spit on Your Grave shows us the raw, shocking reality of rape, in all its bloody viciousness.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Purposefully unwatchable

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers

Salivating gore with classic title.


Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Here's a film that I've been wanting to see for years. I had heard about how graphic it was, but I have to say I'm a little disappointed. Too… More
Alex roy
Considering that I Spit On Your Grave has been banned, condemned and villified by almost every mainstream film critic, it was obvious that I would want to check… More
AJ Verser
Boring. Not bad, just overrated. It wasn't nearly as violent as I thought it would be. I've seen other, more disturbing, more explicit movies than… More
Michael Gildea
I Spit on Your Grave is downright unwatchable for the second act, which in its entirety is a disturbing and extended rape scene where its only purpose is to… More
Dean McKenna
This classic one is the most notorious pictures ever made during the seventies. I watched this on DVD while it allowed to release in my home country during… More
Keiko Aya
I spit on your grave is nothing but a shameful and disgusting movie I saw the remake only a few days ago and gave it the same rating a 0%. Like I said it's… More

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