Trauma (Dario Argento's Trauma)
Trauma (Dario Argento's Trauma) (1993)

In this suspenseful horror movie, a lovely runaway and a helpful hero go looking for the fearsome "Headhunter," the ghoulish hooded killer who sawed off the heads of her parents.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 12, 1993
DVD Release Date: May 27, 2008
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kolleen Carney

It is a mess of a movie, and overly long even at an hour and forty-six minutes.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

See it for the killer decapitation set pieces.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Once lawless, Argento's pictures feel inconsequential now. Light and aimless.

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Staci Layne Wilson

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
The obvious American influence of Dario Argento's Trauma is apparent right from the start. A killer dubbed the headhunter decapitates women with garotte… More
Daniel Parsons
Poorly structured and scripted "US Giallo", but Argento's visual flourishes and some ingenious set pieces keep things moving and interesting.… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
An engaging Dario Argento film, made in America. Aura (Asia Argento) suffers trauma when she witnessed the gorey decapitation of her parents. She seeks help… More
Sylvester Kuo
A little bit too long and slow paced than my liking. Trauma contains a lot of influence from the American culture but didn't have a good execution. I… More
Ryan Marshall
7.2/10 It's been some time since I last watched a Dario Argento film; as if I've been in rehabilitation for doing such a thing. But as some… More
John Me
"Trauma" is certainly not one of Argento's masterpieces. But even this ingenious filmmaker's lesser films are above average, and… More