Abigail

critic Reviews

, 82% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Carrying off well-worn vampire tropes with a balletic flourish, Abigail dances around the familiarity of its premise with a game cast and slick style.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Quite often very funny, but it all runs out of steam... If you want to just go laugh and squirm, you can do that here.
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    Catey SullivanChicago Reader
    This horror-thriller is chaotic and a bit too long, but in the same vein as 2022’s M3gan, it’s ultimately entertaining.
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    Kristen LopezKristomania (Substack)
    "Abigail" continues Universal’s hot streak of telling inventive new stories with their Universal monster characters.
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    Sergio Burstein Los Angeles Times
    An intense, well filmed and absolutely entertaining work in which any horror fan would have a good time. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Wendy IdeObserver (UK)
    Great fun.
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    Kim NewmanEmpire Magazine
    Tossing a malicious vampire kid among squabbling, not-exactly-un-dangerous humans is a recipe for a wickedly enjoyable thrill ride. One of the messiest vampire movies ever made, and winningly so.
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    Tim MillerCape Cod Wave Magazine
    Abigail ... is good, bloody fun, with colorful characters, amusing performances from a good cast and funny dialogue. The best thing about it, though, is a terrific twist that comes about a third of the way into the movie. 

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    MontiLee StormerMovieReelist.com
    Come for the vampires, stay for the action, and be reminded that horror films can be smart, provide unexpected scares, and bring new blood (do excuse me) to a sub-genre once drowning in glitter and fake teeth.
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    Xero GravityHorror Press
    "I’d describe the film as “Renfield’s little sister” by the way it steers away from general suspense, but triples down on its comic book style, over the top action and extremely gratuitous gore."
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    Nelson AcostaKoimoi
    Melissa Barrera gets ready to lead another possible horror franchise in this horror comedy with amazing gory effects but lacks memorable characters to make it worth the massacre.
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