The Eye
The Eye (2008)

The remake of the Hong Kong film "Jian Gui", a woman who receives an eye transplant that allows her to see into the supernatural world.

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 6, 2008
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Critic Score
22%
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User Score
44%



Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Featuring wooden performances and minimal scares, The Eye is another tedious remake of an Asian horror film.

Dennis Harvey
Variety

Effectively creepsome until it bogs down somewhat in plot explication.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

When it comes to showing something to end the second-rate horror drought, The Eye is blind.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

Brothers Danny and Oxide Pang's unnerving spook show from 2002 has been translated into a clunky, aimless interpretation that leaves you with just one overpowering thought: are Jessica Alba's lips for real?

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

One can't turn a blind eye to such conspicuous failings.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

The major problem is the death of a horror film: It's startling, but not particularly scary.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Turns out seeing dead people can still be kind of a thrill.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

An effective if redundant fright flick.

Jan Stuart
Newsday

The most frightening aspect of this supernatural horror film -- a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong thriller -- is that there was a 114-minute version, before someone took pity and snipped it down to a lugubrious 97.

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Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media

Jessica Alba sees dead people in blah horror film.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
So from my experiences, the original versions of theses from Japan, China, or wherever are usually better. But I will give Jessica Alba props on this one. She… More
Bethany Murphy
Some scary parts but not really the best film I've ever seen!
Alex roy
The Eye remake is a pointless and unnecessary remake of Jian Gui. Jessica Alba delivers yet a bad performance here, and one that makes you ask the question, why… More
Cassie Hill
Very good creepy thriller. Jessica Alba is great in this movie :)
Edward Boxler
I saw The Eye - not this one, but the Pang Brothers' Hong Kong original - about seven years ago when I was in my all things J-Horror phase, and while I… More
Bruce Bruce
Jessica Alba played an excellent part in this movie, she was over the top. If this was the first and only movie I ever saw of hers I would think she was the… More

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