Mum & Dad
Mum & Dad (2008)

Stranded at work and with no hope of getting home, airport cleaning woman Lena accepts an invitation to spend the night with her perky colleague Birdie, only to find that her unusually close-knit family has some sinister secrets.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: May 5, 2009
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
78%
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User Score
47%



Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Leslie Felperin
Variety

Despite droll moments and impressive production values for an allegedly tiny ($200,000) budget, an extra idea or two would have made this a little bit better than just OK.

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Pete Hammond
Boxoffice Magazine

Could [become] a cult item in the genre.

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

riffs off The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, but its setting in a house right under the flightpath of Heathrow Airport brings some peculiarly English shadings to the butcher's table.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

This lean, mean British horror is just gonzo enough to overcome the limits of the formula and keep us entertained

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

There's not much to Mum & Dad, besides what needs to be there to achieve grisly effectiveness. What is most disturbing about it is the way that it captures and distorts the very dynamics that exist in any family.

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Anton Bitel
Film4

Both a gruellingly tense survival horror and a darkly comic satire, Mum & Dad offers fresh meat to the cannibal family subgenre.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Yet another 'demented family' movie, this time from Britain where a 50-something couple and their adopted son and daughter kidnap a female Polish… More
Anthony Lawrie
This is a nasty and disturbing film, brilliantly realised as just that but it lacks a certain credibility. It's like a clean cut 70's Exploitation… More
Luke Baldock
The real life events of the likes of Joseph Fritzl make a film like this surprisingly believable. Mum & Dad may not be pushing the boundaries of taste, nor… More
jd cryptic
Sickening and repulsive low budget horror film. Silly at times, but always disturbing. Takes you deep into the filth and dark corridors in the life of a true… More
Nicki Marie
Really horrible movie, gory,,, just... yuck. Good for a low budget film, and acting is good, particularly the actress who plays Birdie. Disturbing how normal… More
Dr Blood  
Jesus wept! I just watched this movie after getting it from Netflix and it was brutal!!!!! Now I've seen a lot of horror movies in my time but nothing… More