The Haunting of Molly Hartley
The Haunting of Molly Hartley (2008)

Go and Broken Hearts Club producer Mickey Liddell makes his feature directorial debut with this suspense thriller about a high-school student who arrives in a new town only to find that her frightful past won't be forgotten so easily.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: February 24, 2009
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3%
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18%



Critic Score: 3% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Haunting of Molly Hartley is a rather lifeless horror endeavor, with a pedestrian plot and few scares.

Tony Wong
Toronto Star

If you get past the retro Nancy Drew title, this is a worthwhile effort.

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Keith Phipps
AV Club

It's a horror film better suited for skittish cats than humans.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

A contemptible cross between To The Devil a Daughter and a dark version of High School Musical (without the music).

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The Haunting of Molly Hartley isn't the least bit haunting. It's just cheap.

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Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times

It would take hallucinations of a powerful kind indeed to find anything worthwhile in The Haunting of Molly Hartley, a dead-on-arrival thriller that resolutely fails to come to life.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an entirely forgettable (and utterly lightweight) horror endeavor.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

God and Satan duke it out for the soul of a young girl in The Haunting of Molly Hartley, an unexpectedly cynical addition to the teen-scream genre.

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Chelsea Bain
Boston Globe

It's no Rosemary's Baby, but for teens looking for a quick fix on All Hallow's Day, it will do.

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Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

A watered-down version of prior, better films, 'The Haunting of Molly Hartley' is as dumb as a box of Halloween candy.


Flixster Audience Score: 18% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
It wasn't that bad, but the ending was really awful and ruined the whole thing! I suppose, thinking about it, at least it was a bit original for a story… More
Dean McKenna
This isn't a good teen horror movie though. It tires to be everything to everyone, and as a result, has little going for it. Part <i>Cruel… More
Alexis Nomm
I almost didn't watch it, the first 5 minutes were pretty boring and strange. But then it got nutty real fast. It held me at the edge of my bed till the… More
JY Skacto
I'm sorry Mickey Liddell, but this movie does not look good on your resume. <i>The Haunting of Molly Hartley</i> is one extremely… More
Nani Vang
The story had potential, but it got really slow and confusing in between. A young girl and her father move into a new town to start over after her mother was… More
Lewis C.
The Haunting of Molly Hartley is not very scary or innovative, but it does manage to be interesting enough to watch at least once. It has its share of cheesy… More