Deranged (2012)

Just before dawn, gruesomely skeletal bodies surface on the Han River. The cause of death is determined to be a mutant parasite-a hairworm--that brainwashes its hosts, ultimately making them jump into bodies of water and to their death.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 27, 2012
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

A disaster film with just the right touch of reality to ground the outre genre flourishes.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Deranged is, for the most part, simply unable to become the tense or engrossing thriller promised by its admittedly spectacular setup.

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Village Voice

Yes, there are messages about the callousness of big business and the recurring foolishness of man tampering with nature, but they're never didactic, and they never overwhelm the film's escapist thrills.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Terrific, engrossing and intelligent epidemic thriller from Korea, which shows up American product like Contagion and Outbreak for their shallowness and commercialism.

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Anton Bitel
Sight and Sound

virus thriller Deranged (Yeon-ga-si) tries hard to break free of its Contagion shackles by giving its infection a truly bizarre origin & symptomatology... [but] ends up being both preposterously silly and numbingly repetitive.

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Flixster Audience Score: 54% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Jeong-woo Park goes with a national emergency in <i>Deranged</i>.<p>Like any thriller should, the film's story has some pretty solid… More