Jennifer's Body
Jennifer's Body (2009)

When small town high-school student Jennifer is possessed by a hungry demon, she transitions from being "high-school evil" -- gorgeous (and doesn't she know it), stuck up and ultra-attitudinal -- to the real deal: evil/evil.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 29, 2009
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Critic Score
42%
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User Score
34%



Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Jennifer's Body features occasionally clever dialogue but the horror/comic premise fails to be either funny or scary enough to satisfy.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

By tapping in to the same vein of 'hormonal horror' as the excellent 'Ginger Snaps', this offers a witty, subversive look at the darker side of teen friendship.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Apparently, there's nothing like lean and hungry times to awaken the undead.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Think Mean Girls making out with Teen Wolf on the set of The Faculty. Or something.

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Noah Berlatsky
Chicago Reader

The flashes of competence just emphasize the extent to which the film has no idea what it's doing.

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Adam Graham
Detroit News

There are probably worse ways to go out than being devoured by Fox... but the film squanders all the fun from what could have been a hilarious, gore-filled romp.

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Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

In trying to create a modern horror take on Mean Girls (2004), in which the protagonists redefine their rivalries through physical instead of verbal viciousness, she has merely delivered an updated, dumbed-down rehash of Carrie (1976).

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

[Cody's] glib teen-hip dialogue mostly feels like self-conscious splatter over a sorely lackluster scare flick.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Director Karyn Kusama finds resonant terror in details: the look Anita and Jennifer exchange before Jen's fateful ride, or a victim's last-minute ah-hah.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Much to the chagrin of the randy male teens that Jennifer's Body is meant to lure into theatres, they're offered nary a glimpse of Ms. Fox's naked glories.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Jennifer's Body is a decent horror film with surprising moments of good gore and sheer tension. Overall this is a decent film, a film that uses an… More
Phil Hubbs
Black horror comedy for teens starring Megan Fox? indeed. Ooook first problem here is the fact this film is rated R, so teens can't see it, at least young… More
Sophie Burgess
Some good dialogue moments, but overall nothing to shout home about.
William Dunmyer
When it came out, "Jennifer's Body" looked like it would be a massive hit, bringing Riot Grrl attitude to a long-overdue girls-on-top reversal of… More
Brian De Guelle
mixed bad of nuts with this one! can't make up what it onces to be either a horror movie,comedy or teen movie? well it never worked for me and a miss… More
Directors Cat
Jennifer's Body has its occasional moments when it's actually kind of clever. But it has a thin story and frankly, it just isn't scary or funny… More

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