The Last House on the Left
The Last House on the Left (2009)

The night she arrives at the remote Collingwood lakehouse, Mari and her friend are kidnapped by a prison escapee and his crew. Terrified and left for dead, Mari's only hope is to make it back to parents John and Emma. Unfortunately, her… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 18, 2009
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Critic Score
41%
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User Score
53%



Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Excessive and gory, this remake lacks the intellectual punch of the 1972 original.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Dennis Iliadis's remake retains its ferocious power and provocative themes, and thanks to a focused script that unfolds in real time, it ratchets up the suspense and sucks us into a remorseless cycle of violence and revenge.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

Boy, words can not express how much I just loathe and detest this movie.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

If you must, seek out the original to see nasty things happen to nasty people in a nasty film.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Extremely entertaining if you don't mind being morally corrupted at every juncture.

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Mike Mayo
Washington Post

In the end, like virtually every other remake that has been released recently, it's polished and predictable.

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Mike Edwards
What Culture

The remake deviates from its source material, giving something new for fans of the original to enjoy/moan about, and employ some imagination with a few of the killings.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

It's that first 30 minutes that ruin this movie.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

A shockingly mundane disappointment taken on its own and a deeply misguided refraction of the original.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

An utterly stellar revenge picture...

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
Visceral walk in the woods of a tale with three parts: first the set-up, wherein a happy family visits their isolated woodland retreat; second, introduction of… More
Unknown Hobo
As remakes go I don't this one faired too badly, but then again there are not many movies as good as the original to work with. Similar to the likes of… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] I have very peculiar, mixed and sort of concerned feelings about this film.… More
Lee ?
The original was groundbreaking and influencial for its day, it was far from great but it was still an unpleasant little film. This remake may be better made… More
Alex roy
Interesting remake of Wes Craven's 1972 film, The Last House on the Left. I view Craven's original film as an exploitation horror classic that pushed… More
Bruce Bruce
About as good as a thriller crime drama that your going to come across. I put off watching this because of the title I thought it was going to be one of those… More

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