[Rec]
[Rec] (2007)

After teaming up in 2002 for the dramatic music documentary OT: The Movie, Spanish horror specialists Jaume Balagueró (Darkness) and Paco Plaza (Second Name) join forces once again for this experimental frightener about a mysterious… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: July 14, 2009
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81%



Critic Score: 96% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Plunging viewers into the nightmarish hellscape of an apartment complex under siege, [Rec] proves that found footage can still be used as an effective delivery mechanism for sparse, economic horror.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

A brilliantly staged early scare signals that the safety rails are off and, despite an unexpected, last-minute swerve into the supernatural realm, the edge-of-the-seat tension is sustained to the very last second.

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Superbly acted, brilliantly directed and absolutely bloody terrifying, this is one of the best films of the year.

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Maitland McDonagh
Miss FlickChick

This short, stripped-down, first-person horror picture delivers some brutally effective shocks and gradually conjures a haunting atmosphere of ever-escalating panic and despair.

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Alissa Simon
Variety

Lazily scripted, without even a pretense of character development or psychological depth, it offers nothing new for genre fans and no reason for mainstream auds to bite.

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Sean Axmaker
Seanax.com

Directors Jaume Balagueró and Paco Plaza, rising stars in the Spanish horror scene, create a buzzing urgency in a familiar premise...

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Impressiona pelo ritmo, pelas atuações, pela intensidade e pela excepcional edição de som, revelando-se sempre tenso e, nos melhores momentos, absolutamente assustador.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Quick and to the point when it comes to delivering scares.

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Jason Morgan
Filmcritic.com

Not since John Carpenter's one-shot intro to Halloween has POV horror been this good.

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

This Spanish horror thriller is based on a great idea that takes a new bite at the zombie genre, combined with a different way of telling the story," says Andrew

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Edward Boxler
Suspenseful, intense, scary, and gory, [Rec] is without a doubt one of the best Horror movies of the past decade, if not of all time. 2007 had not seen a whole… More
Albert Kim
I'm gonna give [Rec] more credit then the american counterpart, "Quarantine". Though they're carbon copies, [Rec]'s acting is far more… More
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Lee ?
I kicked myself for waiting so long to watch this film, when it first came out I was just not in the mood for yet another infection/zombie type movie and with… More
Reid Volk
A fun, inventive, and jumpy found-footage horror film that has it's share of thrills, especially in the final act. The acting for the most part is pretty… More
Greg S
A TV crew follows firemen into an apartment building on a routine rescue call, but soon find themselves trapped inside the building where the residents have… More

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