Patrick: Evil Awakens
Patrick: Evil Awakens (2014)

When a young nurse begins work at an isolated psychiatric ward, she quickly becomes fascinated with Patrick, a brain dead patient who is the subject of a mad scientist's cruel and unusual experiments. What starts as an innocent… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 10, 2014
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard Kuipers
Variety

This well-crafted remake of 1978's 'Patrick' is rich in gothic trappings and features a terrific central performance by Sharni Vinson.

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Cliff Wheatley
IGN Movies

Patrick: Evil Awakens is an entirely forgettable horror flick that lets the great talent involved go to waste. There are certainly more entertaining low-budget horror offerings that you can waste an evening on.

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Against all odds, they've managed to succeed where many efforts fail, returning the tension and peculiarity of the premise for another go-around of telekinetic terror.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

It's a techno-thriller of brain-dead proportions ...

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Adam Nayman
The Dissolve

[Patrick] is malevolent, but he's also melancholy-the ultimate example of a guy who likes a girl, but try as he might, can't make a move.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

"Patrick" isn't one for necessarily spinning its wheels, but it too often hurts itself by jumping the rails into insanity.

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Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter

This Ozploitation remake is a spookily effective fright-fest.

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Simon Abrams
RogerEbert.com

More horror remakes should be as thoughtful as "Patrick: Evil Awakens," an atypically clever riff on the 1978 Australian thriller "Patrick."

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Frank Hatherley
Screen International

The newly capitalised PATRICK is as spookily Gothic and look-out-behind-you! crazy as the original.

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