The Quiet Ones
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In Theaters April 25 (5 days)
From the producer who brought you The Woman In Black and Let Me In comes the unnerving tale of The Quiet Ones. Tucked away in an estate outside of London, Professor Coupland along with a team of university students conduct an "experiment" on Jane Harper, a young girl who harbors unspeakable secrets. What dark forces they uncover are more terrifying than any of them expected. Inspired by true events, the film stars Jared Harris (Mad Men and Sherlock Homes: A Game of Shadows), Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Olivia Cooke (Bates Motel), and is directed by John Pogue from… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"There are a couple of decent jumps and a few giggles, but nothing armrest-clenchingly scary here."
‑ Cath Clarke, Time Out
"The arrestingly fierce Cooke, in particular, is surely a star in the making."
‑ Mike McCahill, Guardian [UK]
"An enjoyably half-baked foray into the paranormal."
‑ Geoffrey Macnab, Independent
"If you like your scary stories jumpy and bumpy rather than bloody and gory, then this haunting Hammer horror will be right up your (dark) alley."
‑ Jeremy Aspinall, Radio Times
"Ultimately, Hammer Horror ticks all the boxes with The Quiet Ones, without attempting to bring anything new to the table."
‑ Janina Matthewson, Sky Movies
"There's little that's exactly new or fresh in Hammer Films' latest exercise in retro horror."
‑ Charles Gant, Variety
"Supposedly based on true events, it's hard to believe that any place in 1974 played Slade's music as frequently and ruthlessly as this film does."
‑ Siobhan Synnot, Scotsman
"Olivia Cooke and Jared Harris ... redeem this Hammer horror with first-class performances."
‑ Martyn Conterio, Film4
"Pogue repeatedly allows tension to dissipate, and only a handful of moments come close to inspiring actual fear. Otherwise, it's cheap jolts all the way."
‑ Chris Buckle, The Skinny
"There is simply nothing more Hammer than Jared Harris in The Quiet Ones."
‑ Antonia Quirke, Financial Times
"A mish-mash of familiar horror ideas that - unlike the story's malevolent spirit - never really gets inside its characters or audience and pales beside recent supernatural rivals."
‑ Leigh Singer, IGN Movies
"If you believe Hammer Films' cornball exorcist caper is really "based on actual events", then you'll probably swallow anything."
‑ Xan Brooks, Observer [UK]
"Though Harris and Cooke are wonderful together, other cast members - notably Erin Richards as sexy posh girl Kristina - are a problem."
‑ Charlotte O'Sullivan, This is London
"It all sounds intriguing enough but despite wry period touches and solid performances all round it all feels a little undercooked."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"The Quiet Ones is a confused concept with great, star-quality performances that are its saving grace."
‑ Lisa Giles-Keddie, HeyUGuys
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