Crawlspace (1986)

A homicidal maniac doctor specializes in murder and owns a peaceful boarding house for lovely aspiring actresses. They feel safe and comfortable there. Little do they know, the good-doctor is getting his jollies by crawling through narrow… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 21, 1986
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

Crawlspace is an effective little horror movie with a bevy of tension coursing through its dark and sleazy veins and offers up an air of unpredictability for horror fans who think they've seen it all.

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J.C. Mašek III

Crawlspace revels in its sadistic oddities, but it falls short of true suspense except for at a few key moments.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Claustrophobic, but without much imagination.

Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

While there's always intrinsic interest in watching the unhinged Klaus Kinski in action (whether while delivering a performance or in behind-the-scenes footage), even his bizarre behavior can't elevate this truly atrocious film.

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Paul M. Bradshaw
Total Film

A no-budget, no thrills sci-fi horror that probably should have stayed buried.

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Scott Weinberg

This is why you need heating ducts that are narrower than Klaus Kinski.

Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Crawlspace is kind of a mess, albeit a thoroughly fascinating one.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Distinguishes itself only through the masterful creepy performance by Klaus Kinski.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I was really enjoying this movie and Kinski until the little twist we learn about his character makes it all very cliche by the end. Still, it's worth… More
Chris Garman
Here's a stretch: Klaus Kinski plays a psychopathic landlord that stalks his beautiful tenants and uses Jews in his experiments that would make the Fuhrer… More
Jonathan Hutchings
All you need to know is that Klaus Kinski plays a psychotic Nazi landlord. That will either intrigue you, or it won't. As you can see, I'm in the… More
John Me
What a waste of time! Don't trust in the trailer, it is misleading
Steve K
Silly, unbelievable, slow moving... but Kinski makes it worth the watch.