The Changeling
The Changeling (1980)

Peter Medak directed this creepy tale of horror with George C. Scott as John Russell, a widowed music professor who moves into a haunted mansion in Seattle. He hires Claire Norman (Trish Van Devere), a local historical society worker, to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 21, 2001
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76%
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

The Changeling is a superior haunted house thriller.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Copiado à exaustão nas duas últimas décadas, encontra-se datado, mas a ótima atuação de Scott, o roteiro bem amarrado e a direção de Medak merecem aplausos.

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Rises above convention with some fantastic acting and a careful layering of supernatural rumblings and clue-gathering that makes for a compelling two hours.

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Fiona Ferguson
Time Out

The leaps made by Scott's agile mind in identifying both victim and usurper leave logic and credence on the starting block.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

corny but creepy

Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com

One of the very few films that truly, terribly horrifies. A classic.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

If it only took craftsmanship to make a haunted house movie, The Changeling would be a great one.

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Film4

For the most part it's imaginative, understated and effectively creepy.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a well-told ghost story...

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
The actual haunting of the house, where John Russell (Scott) resides, is handled with craftsmanship and delicacy by director Peter Medak. The tell-tale gothic… More
David Ladd
The Changeling stars George C. Scott as John Russell, a music composer whose life is shattered when an accident kills both his wife and young daughter.… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars!!!
Cory Taylor
Piano keys, leaking faucets and a cobweb-wrapped wheelchair moving via invisible forces are among the diabolically understated supernatural events in 'The… More
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Unknown Hobo
Although this movie confused the hell out of me and Angelina Jolie did not STOP crying through out it, I enjoyed seeing her stripped of her sexiness and getting… More