They Wait
They Wait (2008)

When a family of three returns to America for a family funeral after living in Shanghai for the past three years, a desperate mother races to save the life of her suffering child upon discovering that he has fallen victim to the wrath of a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 16, 2008
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon
Variety

Director Ernie Barbarash makes judicious use of CGI trickery -- in one key scene, he cleverly shocks his audience into laughing -- but at heart, he's an old-school traditionalist when it comes to scary stuff.

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Jim Slotek
Jam! Movies

The plot pieces all fit together nicely, the acting is fair and the scary stuff is well executed.

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Susan Walker
Toronto Star

There are elements of a good fright flick and intriguing ghost story in They Wait. It's too bad that they are overshadowed by all the bad aspects " terrible dialogue and cheesy special effects and makeup.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a tedious and downright silly piece of work.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

Initially promising for its attempt to situate Asian supernatural motifs within a North American context, They Wait is itself too derivative of its own movie ancestors to yield fresh scares.

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Flixster Audience Score: 39% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Sarah (Jamie King), Jason (Terry Chen), and their son Sammy (Oey), return to Vancouver for his uncle's funeral. Sammy and Sarah see ghosts and Sammy gets… More
Leo L
Here is an interesting one! An intriguing story plot. Interesting cast. Definitely worthy.
Jason Stratford
This was really bad! Terrible acting and Vancouver setting was off putting for me and only the first scene and a scene in drug store were at all scare worthy.… More