The Quiet Ones
The Quiet Ones (2014)

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… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: August 19, 2014
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Critic Score
36%
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26%



Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: While it definitely sports a few palpable scares, The Quiet Ones finds Hammer Films trading too heavily on past glories.

Peter Keough
Boston Globe

"The Quiet Ones" simply has nothing to say.

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James Rocchi
Film.com

"The Quiet Ones" is rated PG-13, but it's scarier than R-rated gorefests, like "Proxy," "Nurse 3D," and "American Mary." Anyone can create disgust; creating slowly-building disquiet is entirely another proposition.

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Dustin Putman
DustinPutman.com

There is a lot to admire as the film embraces a pleasing brand of old-school chills over modern-day, pop-culture hipness.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

The Quiet Ones is a pretty ironic title for a horror film whose primary scare tactic is to periodically crank up the volume, sending the needle to the red with a sudden spike in the decibel levels.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

The Quiet Ones is uninspired even by contemporary horror standards - which comes as a bit of a shock, given its pedigree.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

With its many desperate attempts at scares and a completely lacking narrative, "The Quiet Ones" is a failure on just about every level.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

Unfortunately, it's all very familiar and somewhat tediously played out.

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Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

A retro possession story that will wind up being best remembered for its groovy '70s setting (lots of mutton-chop sideburns and T. Rex and Slade songs on the soundtrack) and a deliciously sinister performance from Jared Harris.

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Richard Knight
Windy City Times

Things certainly do go bump in the night--and the day and the morning and at just about every other possible moment that Pogue can toss in an amped-up sound effect to scare the pants off his hopefully susceptible viewers.

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Jeff Boam
Smarter than the rest despite some dumb tricks, the ironically titled but true blue scare-maker The Quiet Ones undoubtedly leaves you screaming for more. Most… More
Film Crazy
A somewhat confusing but uninteresting horror! That doesn't scare nor thrill !
Christopher Haskell
With a period piece setting and a breakthrough actress like Olivia Cooke, one would imagine that the horror aficionados Hammer Films could have knocked this… More
Alex roy
The Quiet Ones is one of those underrated horror films that quietly finds its way into a horror fans DVD player. Although, nothing excellent, the film is… More
DA Zapata
The Quiet Ones is a film with much going for it from the start, particularly a stellar cast including Sam Claflin from Catching Fire, Jared Harris from Mad Men,… More