Trick 'r Treat
Trick 'r Treat (2007)

Prolific director Bryan Singer takes a turn towards horror as the producer of this Halloween shocker directed by X2 and Superman Returns screenwriter Mike Dougherty. With four interwoven tales concerning a high-school principal who… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 6, 2009
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
85%
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User Score
71%



Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An deftly crafted tribute to Halloween legends, Trick 'r' Treat hits all the genre marks with gusto and old fashioned suspense.

Joe Leydon
Variety

This slick and twisted effort should enjoy lengthy shelf life as a Halloween perennial.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

This movie loves Halloween so much you can almost taste the candy corn.

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Todd Gilchrist
Sci Fi Wire

Michael Dougherty's directorial debut is one treat that deserves not to be spoiled before it's opened.

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Kevin A. Ranson
MovieCrypt.com

Full of atmosphere, jack-o-lanterns, fun facts and yes, plenty of blood... exactly the film horror aficionados hope to see in theaters every October.

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Jesse Hassenger
Filmcritic.com

has genuine holiday spirit

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Independent

The only shock is how Brian Cox and Anna Paquin ended up in something so atrocious. In trying to span so many genres, the film fails to hit the mark with any of them.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It's not a smart movie.

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Edward Havens
FilmJerk.com

What keeps "Trick" from attaining its lofty "Creepshow" aspirations is the lack of conflict and resolution.

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Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Just as it would be alongside a fire, the spooky power of the myths and legends being spun is all in the style of the storyteller. This delivers the nasty goods with fluid grace and demented glee and is bound to become Halloween appointment viewing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Ostensibly 'Trick R' Treat' is a tribute to all Hallow's Eve but Michael Dougherty is laboring under the delusion that his self-conscious… More
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KJ Proulx
I will just come out and say it. "Trick r' Treat" is one of the best horror/halloween films ever made. You do not get better than this these… More
UUd Irawan Yudha Ariyanto
It's horror story mix. (-) just a horror story. nothing more (+) every character have a match to another story.
Chris Weber
In 2006, this movie,writer/director Mike Dougherty's love letter to all things Halloween proved that the anthology film was alive and well. What we get… More
Megan S
Pretty creepy original stories that was a fun treat for Halloween. My only complain is that I actually wish it had been scarier, lol.