The Crazies
The Crazies (2010)

David Dutten is sheriff of Ogden Marsh, a picture-perfect American. But one night, one of them comes to a school baseball game with a loaded shotgun, ready to kill. Another man burns down his own house, after locking his wife and young son… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 29, 2010
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Critic Score
71%
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User Score
56%



Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Tense, nicely shot, and uncommonly intelligent, The Crazies is a horror remake that, unusually, works.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

[A] respectable update.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York

Unlike Romero's film, what's missing is a trenchant sense of connection to our historical moment.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Activism-minded moviegoers will welcome the second coming of Romero's cautionary tale, but they'll have to sit through one hell of a nasty pitchfork scene to get the message.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

While it loses the charm of Romero's low-budget clunkiness, it is in all other regards superior.

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A.O. Scott
At the Movies

It's kind of crazy, but it's also pretty smart. And if your nervous system can stand it, you should see it.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

Some genuinely scary scenes aren't enough to save this tired and unnecessary remake.

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Ian Buckwalter
NPR

The incoherence is made all the more disappointing because Eisner displays a great deal of raw talent for the genre's tone and set pieces.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

The blood is certainly convincing these days, but it generally flows only in the safest and most inoffensive, uncontroversial directions.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

If you haven't seen that many horror films, you might find it thrilling, but for those of you who are familiar with the genre you will most likely find yourself bored, and wishing for something more original.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Enjoyed it throughout decent movie pretty obvious what would happen but not bad. Now i have to go back and watch the original, I hear its much different. Even… More
Albert Kim
"THAT SHI CRAY." That was my response after watching "The Crazies". The crazies in the movie are CRAY. It's not the usual mindless… More
Wahida K
I must admit the Movie "The Carriers" was alot better than this one. Well actually this one was a waste of time and 3.50 Francs.
Directors Cat
A well made horror remake thats tense and quite scary. In the style of horror classic such as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre its scary without blood and gore.
Anthony Lawrie
2010s version of The Crazies is one of the better horror remakes in recent years but then as fun as the original was, it was ripe for an update. They got the… More
xGary Xx
A small town finds itself under seige from the military when its water supply is contaminated by a biological weapon that turns its inhabitants into… More

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