May
May (2003)

May has always been a bit of an outsider--you might consider her a quirky girl. If you passed her on the street, you wouldn't notice that she is any different from scores of other young women trying to make their way in the big city.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: July 15, 2003
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Critic Score
69%
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76%



Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Above average slasher flick.

Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

Too much of a hodgepodge of borrowed ideas and uneven tone.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Unfolds with the creepy elegance and carefully calibrated precision of a Dario Argento horror film.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A marvelous cinematic debut from director Lucky McKee...

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

Part Carrie, part Frankenstein and still shlockier bits and pieces, May isn't seamless. But boy is it hard to avert one's eyes from this creature ready-made for the midnight-movie circuit.

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Mark Olsen
L.A. Weekly

Exactly the kind of unexpected delight one hopes for every time the lights go down.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

"May" takes a cracked view of 1 Corinthians' idea of leaving childish things behind - blending the brooding of "Frankenstein" with the bleak, acrid tone of Alkaline Trio lyrics and the most frightening sing-song horror-film score since "Suspiria."

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Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News

A bizarre (and sometimes repulsive) exercise that's a little too willing to swoon in its own weird embrace.

Mary Brennan
Seattle Times

[Bettis] has a smoldering, humorless intensity that's unnerving.

Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Proves that fresh new work can be done in the horror genre if the director follows his or her own shadowy muse.

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Flixster Audience Score: 76% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A girl with a lazy eye grows up as a social outcast with a doll as her only friend; she gets corrective lenses as a young adult and is suddenly set loose on the… More
Unknown Hobo
Again this movie probably would have been better if I had not heard so much hype about it. It had an original story line and the acting was not terrible, but… More
Alex roy
May is the story of May an odd girl who is very weird. She's never really fit in anywhere. When she meets a guy, things go well, but she starts doing stuff… More
Veronique Kwak
may is one of those movies which emphasize the lives of social misfits, partly derived from its motif, steven king's carrie, which is about a female… More
Eric S
I wasn't quite sure what to expect from this one, but I may be a little freaked out. Here we have a girl who lives in her own world that she's made… More
Nani Vang
This movie was pretty damn awesome. A little weird, funny, creepy... May is a strange young lady who is in need of a friend. Growing up, she was lonely so… More