The Dark Half
The Dark Half (1993)

Marking the first collaboration between horror legends George A. Romero and Stephen King since 1982's Creepshow, this moody, atmospheric adaptation of King's novel was actually completed in 1991, but the highly-publicized bankruptcy… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 14, 2001
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Romero's direction is atypically listless, and the supernatural aspects are never explained in a satisfactory manner.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Should satisfy mostly hardcore fans of the horror genre.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

A wicked good time

Dustin Putman
TheBluFile.com

A riveting horror-thriller with a textured sense of location and encroaching menace.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Legendary horror director George A. Romero takes this material seriously and lends a real intimacy -- and real dread -- to it.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Effective thriller from Romero and King. Hutton gives a solid dual performance.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Romero's adapation of King's novella is not a great horror flick but a decent genre item.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

The film is sleek and enjoyable, with a highly amusing Timothy Hutton in the dual role of nice-guy Thad and vicious George.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Certainly nothing brilliant, but King fans may find something to enjoy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Overlong, nonsensical horror flick wastes a good cast on twaddle. On top of everything else the ending is very weak. Julie Harris' screen time amounts to… More
Conner Rainwater
I really loved this, it was a great mystery. It's a really good Stephen King adaption that gets down the creep factor of the novel. While it doesn't… More
Cory Taylor
Every narrative writer is faced with a predicament in how to navigate the conclusion of his story. Shall he embrace the optimistic side of his personality with… More
♥Robyn M♥
a dark thriller with very strong performances!!!
AJ Verser
I loved this horror movie based on a King novel, the story is sort of like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or one of those classics, but in a modern setting. Like many… More
Dean McKenna
Great, very scary and unique!! One of the finest Stephen King adaptations. It's also one of George Romero's most under-appreciated works. The two of… More

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