Malevolence (2004)

A handful of bank robbers on the run stumble upon a danger far worse than the police in this horror opus. Julian (Brandon Johnson) and Marylin (Heather Magee) are a young couple who have fallen deep in debt. Desperate to get back on their… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: September 10, 2004
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer

If ever a movie deserved to go directly to DVD, it's this dreary horror treatment.

Ned Martel
New York Times

Stevan Mena's debut film carves up body after body in a ritual homage to the serial-killer genre.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Apesar da trilha de filme barato e dos dez minutos finais de projeção, que escancaram a falta de experiência do diretor-roteirista, o longa é bastante eficiente em seu segundo ato.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Diehard horror fans may want to weigh in. The rest can see it soon at the video store.

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Dustin Putman

A low-budget, underseen genre gem that makes up for occasionally stilted dialogue and unpolished acting with a remarkable visual sense and skillful command of building tension.

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Johnny Butane
Dread Central

Malevolence is the result of a film lover that spent their entire life striving to be the best they can.

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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News

The acting and dialogue is as silly as the potato sack the killer wears on his head.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

retraces killing grounds so old and familiar that at times it seems little more than a fan boy's compendium of favourite moments from the last half century's worth of slash-and-dash mayhem.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...certain sections of Malevolence are far more engaging than others, with most of the second act a complete write-off.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
Jacob Palacio
This horror film was pretty good. It had a great story and antagonist.
John Me
This is the middle section of a three-part trilogy. "Malevolence" was a well-made low-budget slasher and very effective, extremely well-done… More