Burnt Offerings
Burnt Offerings (1976)

Dan Curtis, director of TV's Dark Shadows series, directed this eerie haunted-house thriller about a house which draws energy from its inhabitants and selects its own "keeper" from the family of Ben and Marian Rolf (Oliver… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: January 1, 1976
DVD Release Date: August 26, 2003
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Keyes

One of those all-too-familiar movie rendezvous through the doldrums of horror mediocrity.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Black e Reed oferecem boas performances, o que é um feito admirável em um filme no qual até mesmo Bette Davis parece perdida - e o inspirado ato final quase salva o projeto.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Plodding, campy haunted-house chiller.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

One of those comfortable relics that doesn't scare so much as mildly chill.

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Scott Weinberg

Haunted house completists should check it out, but don't expect a classic.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Tepid old house thriller marginally redeemed by Reed and Bette Davis.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
Like a cousin of "The Shining", this movie has the Rolf family taking care of an old house for the summer. This movie creeped me out, with the old… More
Ken Stachnik
This movie is one of the worst movies I've ever seen. Truly horrendous...
Robert C
This felt like a "made for tv" movie, with the exception of the last five minutes of the film (which almost made up for the prior 115 minutes).… More
Steve B.
Saw this AGES ago, and have only vague memories, so 3 stars is giving it the benefit of the doubt.
Red Lats
I started to watch Burnt Offerings on TV, but it takes such a long time to come to the point, I left it going in the next room and came to the computer for my… More
Joey Shapiro
A very weak and pretty boring 70s horror movie that tries to be atmospheric but doesn't do a good job at it. Burnt Offerings isn't worth a second… More