Dead Birds
Dead Birds (2004)

A handful of thieves discover they have more to worry about than the law in this independent horror story, set during the Civil War. William (Henry Thomas) is the leader of a group of runaway Confederate soldiers who, with the help of an… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2005
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

What a shame it didn't get the theater treatment...

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Brian Mckay

You're not likely to lose a night's sleep over it . . . but you may find yourself double-checking under the bed before turning in.

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Other than the refreshing setting, there isn't much else going on in Birds that you haven't seen a million times anywhere else.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Dull, boring, silly, but starring the kid from E.T.

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Mark R. Leeper

About the only thing that is original and unfamiliar about this house of horrors horror film is that it is set during the Civil War.

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Scott Weinberg

Evil bastards encounter angry spirits in a haunted house. You do the math.

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Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton
Dread Central

Solid acting, at times brilliant camera work, and superb sound design all contribute to make this a truly frightening winner.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The deliberate pacing of the movie does take a while to get used to, though, especially for viewers who like their horror movies fast and bloody.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Salmons
Pretty terrible straight-to-video horror flick.
Luke Baldock
This is what happens when you buy films for £3 when drunk in Asda. However the freaky bastard ghost kids are pretty shit scary. It was slow, predictable and… More
Lewis C.
Most of the recent horror movies that I've seen have been so dismal that Dead Birds gets a slightly favorable review just for not being awful, despite… More
Kylie B
Lots of blood in the begining, okay effects but ultimately dry and lacking tension for the main part. It does have some good bits, like the ending.
jd cryptic
As some of you may already know, atmosphere is the biggest factor for me in any horror film. Dead Birds is drenched with atmosphere. It drowns in it! This is up… More
John Ballantine
I find that the effective depiction of horror remains elusive for the vast majority of those in the trade. I truly believe that they have forgotten what is… More