The Seventh Victim
The Seventh Victim (1943)

In this psychological horror film, Kim Hunter arrives in New York's Greenwich Village in search of her errant sister Jean Brooks. Gradually, the naive Hunter is drawn into a strange netherworld of Satan worshippers.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 4, 2005
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Even the occasional good performance can't offset this minor dualer.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Sweeps from beginning to end in a single clean, unhurried but unflagging, rush of narrative.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

the gauziest, maybe the most influential, surely the most underestimated, Lewton production.

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Time Out

What other movie opens with Satanism in Greenwich Village, twists into urban paranoia, and climaxes with a suicide?

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Endlessly gripping and endlessly fascinating.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Perhaps producer Val Lewton's most personal film, and certainly one of his greatest.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

This is the greatest of producer Val Lewton's justly celebrated low-budget chillers.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Astonishing

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Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It is clear that the film was designed to appeal to an intelligent film-going crowd out for a thrill as well as those just looking to get the bejeezus scared out of them.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Stella Dallas
a brilliant dark mystery from producer val lewton, this was director mark robson's first film. it's a rather obvious inspiration for rosemary's… More
Anthony Lawrie
This is a dark physiological thriller ahead of its time. Underline message; Sometimes it?s better to be dead! God bless you Val Lewton! This is a film not to be… More
Michael Gildea
The 7th Victim doesn't sound like much on paper but viewing it is an entirely different matter. It's a precursor to Rosemary's Baby, The Third… More
Stephen M
A young girl searches New York for her elder sister, who has fallen in with a group of devil-worshippers. This isn't top-notch Val Lewton but it's… More
AJ Verser
This movie is predictable and unscary, but there are some good scenes too. This movie's not bad, but it's not good either.
Pierluigi Puccini
Although most of the themes are left to imagination, as usual in any Val Lewton horror production, I surrender to the moody atmosphere director Mark Robson sets… More