Cursed (2005)

The team behind the Scream trilogy, director Wes Craven and screenwriter Kevin Williamson, present another entry in the teen-horror genre with Cursed. Starring Christina Ricci and Jesse Eisenberg, the film tells the story of two siblings… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 25, 2005
DVD Release Date: June 21, 2005
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A predictable plot and cheesy special effects make Cursed a less-than-scary experience.

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

Makes you long for the days when teenage werewolves were beady-eyed, slavering versions of hairy-palm jokes.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

The special effects are particularly lame, and an insult to the proud werewolf tradition of An American Werewolf in London or the even better The Howling.

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Beth Pratt
Common Sense Media

Dumb werewolf movie may leave you feeling cursed.

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Kim Morgan
L.A. Weekly

Poor special effects, a silly looking werewolf and clunky comic writing help to spoil what should have been a fun B-movie.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

The scariest thing about this movie is the incredible waste of once-vital talent.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

This is "Scream" werewolf style...

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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

The scariest thing in the movie is a cameo by Scott Baio.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

A third-rate effort, with a weak script, cheap-looking effects and no genuine frights.

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Steve Biodrowski

What can you say about a horror film when its spookiest cast member plays the innocent victim?

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Directors Cat
[img][/img] Bringing nothing new to the werewolf film that hasn't been done before,… More
Josh Lewis
Wes Craven's "Scream" take on the Werewolf horror subgenre, but it isn't quite as successful as his spoofing of the slasher genre. The… More
Wahida K
I am actually not really a Christina Ricci fan nor werevolves Movie but this was not Bad.
Luke Baldock
Kevin Williamson and Wes Craven try and add a little bit of Scream charm to werewolf movies. Unfortunately rumours abound of studio interference. It certainly… More
Nicki Marie
Not the most exciting horror movie. Pretty dull in the first half, seriously considered switching it off, but decided to stick with it. Can't honestly… More
Conner Rainwater
Really bizarre, but enjoyable. It's essentially an even more lighthearted version of American Werewolf. I'd almost say it's a straight comedy in… More