The Dark Hours (Head Games)
The Dark Hours (Head Games) (2005)

A woman's mistakes come back to haunt her in a terrifying and very literal manner in this thriller. Dr. Samantha Goodman (Kate Greenhouse) is a clinical psychiatrist who works with patients at an institution for the criminal insane in… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

By the time The Dark Hours starts to get good, it's more than midway into the movie.

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Derek Elley
Variety

A family-in-peril psychodrama that teeters on the edge of being a quality indie exercise.

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

Speeds through its scant 80-minute running time with no muss, no fuss, and a surprisingly watchable demeanor.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

The Dark Hours is a remarkably assured homage to psychological horror films from the sixties and seventies.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A cold and moody psychodrama poised frustratingly on the border between novel and banal.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

worth tracking down

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Proves as cliche-ridden as its title.

Peter L'Official
Village Voice

[A] taut '70s throwback thriller.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The real terror lies in imagining just what type of carnage the unhinged Harlan could unleash with that woodchopper of his.

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
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three stars
John Ballantine
Ho boy. Don't look for any great indie revelation regarding the psychological thriller. Expect what you would anticipate in a film of this genre..with… More
Cynthia S.
I was confused. What of all that really happened? Movies like this just make me mad. I'll admit, this had some pretty stunning moments here and there.… More
Jacob Palacio
This was a pretty awesome movie! The story was great...along with the acting. I enjoyed every second of this movie, the whole thing is entertaining, from… More
David Ladd
The Dark Hours is one of those rare horror films that takes itself and its audience seriously. There is no black humor, no manic referencing of horror classics… More
Steven Vincent Gee
This one was pretty good. A good plot, some good performances, some brutal violence, and a kinky love triangle. The twist at the end is not as bad as other… More