Lost Souls
Lost Souls (2000)

A modern thriller in which faith battles reason, Ryder plays a young woman who becomes aware of a conspiracy to enable the Devil to walk the earth in human form. To defeat the prophesy, she must convince a respected New York crime… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 13, 2000
DVD Release Date: February 27, 2001
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though Kaminski's film is visually stylish, Lost Souls is just another derivative entry in the Apocalypse genre, with lackluster direction, unengaging characters, and no scares.

Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Alas, look is everything here and storytelling and characters are next to nothing, so what emerges is oddly ineffectual and uninvolving -- visually striking set pieces set loose in a void.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

With the original Exorcist back at the multiplex, you don't need this pale copy.

M. Faust
Common Sense Media

Teenage horror fans can do much better.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

The tedious storytelling sucks the life and soul out of the characters far more effectively than Satan ever manages.

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Eleanor Ringel Cater
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Odd camera angles, artfully dim lighting and showy tracking shots simply don't make up for suspense or intelligence.

Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

The anticlimactic, is-that-all-there-is ending winds everything up not with a bang, but a whimper.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

[An] unholy mess of a flick.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Kaminski brings all the visual oomph one could ask for, but not enough narrative spine, momentum, or substance.

Michael Dequina

Mood alone cannot energize this slow, simplistic, and anticlimactic Exorcist pretender.

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Flixster Audience Score: 21% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
This unholy spawn of <i>The Exorcist</i> out of <i>Rosemary's Baby</i> is dreary going indeed, even when it becomes unintentionally… More
Jacob Palacio
A pretty interesting film. Not the greatest flick out there, but still a little entertaining with a few scares.
Jason Spencer
End of the world flick about tracking down the anti christ. Interesting ending but a weak movie.
Doctor Strangeblog
More grounded than most possession/end-of-the-world movies. Put another way, more 'Rosemary's Baby' than 'The Exorcist' which is the… More
Dann Michalski
Lost Souls is a dark and suspenseful thriller that explores the battle between spiritual forces. The story follows an exorcist who attempts to save a man who… More
Nicky Mo
Couldn't get into this movie. I was bored.