Severance
Severance (2006)

An international arms dealer rewards his six-member sales division of corporate execs with a weekend team-building retreat in the mountains of Eastern Europe, where they encounter a renegade band of war-crazed soldiers seeking revenge.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score
64%
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User Score
61%



Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A twisted and bloody spoof on office life, Severance nicely balances comedy and nasty horror.

Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle

The cast shows spark and gusto, especially Laura Harris as a vulnerable yet intrepid survivor type and Danny Dyer as a bent druggie who straightens out long enough to fight back.

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Michael Booth
Denver Post

So there's still a smart office-horror movie left to be made. In the meantime, Severance is just another paycheck.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Discriminating horror fans should also note that it's the most exhilarating fright flick to hit theatres since last year's The Descent.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

For the odd at heart, it will be worth the wait.

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Rob Salem
Toronto Star

Like Shaun of the Dead, the movie enthusiastically embraces all the grotesque clichés we love and have come to expect from the form -- turning several on their ear.

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Tricia Olszewski
Washington City Paper

Severance is a story of terrible things that couldn't have happened to funnier people.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

It is wonderfully wry, and contains some great gags.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

At heart, it's a sophisticated variation on Friday the 13th, a splatter film with a slightly more interesting collection of targets.

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David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com

Sitting through its increasingly sluggish pace feels like, well, work.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Some employees of an international arms dealer go out into the Hungarian wildeness for a weekend company retreat, only to find themselves menaced by a group of… More
Bruce Bruce
A wild and enjoyable slasher film. A group of office workers are in Europe for a meeting with arms dealers, when they come across a tree in the road, they get… More
Alex roy
Enjoyable horror film with a good cast, Severance is an interesting horror comedy that though bizarre is very well done. As a low-budget horror comedy outing,… More
Anthony Lawrie
A very funny comedy horror. Danny Dyer was brilliantly cast!
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"Another bloody office outing."</i> A team-building weekend in the mountains of Eastern Europe goes horribly wrong for the sales… More
Film Crazy
Its a really good black comedy it kept me entertained and really worth a watch, its got great humour and is really good the way its written and portrayed really… More

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