My Bloody Valentine
My Bloody Valentine (1981)

This Canadian slasher film features a disgruntled miner cutting out people's hearts with a pick-axe. Most of the film takes place in the mine itself, where partying teens are pursued by the maniac in some surprisingly well-directed… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: February 11, 1981
DVD Release Date: September 3, 2002
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TV Guide

This film is slightly better than most slice-and-dice efforts and contains several genuine surprises.

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Staci Layne Wilson

The dialogue is laugh-out-loud hilarious at times, and you've gotta love the dated tunes and far-out fashions.

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Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Quickly devolves into a piece of hackwork.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

[Has] a sense of place matched by literally no other slasher film I have seen.

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Bill Gibron

sick, twisted, and guaranteed to leave you numb, or nauseous, or both

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Standard slasher fare with attempts at being a whodunit.

Joly Herman
Common Sense Media

Old-school slasher film is too gory for kids.

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Dustin Putman

As far as slashers go, My Bloody Valentine is fairly standard stuff. And yet, the film contains a pleasing atmosphere, turning a day dedicated to love into a day to be feared.

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Scott Weinberg

It's different than Halloween! This one is Valentine's Day!

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
During the late seventies and eighties there was a clear trend of slasher genre horror films based around holidays ("April Fool's Day,"… More
Aj V
One of my favourite slasher films of the 80s, it's suspenseful, horrific, and the ending is great. If you love horror, you should see this one.
BG Movie Reviews 2011
At a first glance, Rotten Tomatoes seems to show that this film is a relatively poor film, with it's roughly 33% rating on the Tomatometer. However, if you… More
Alex roy
After the success of Halloween, many saw it as an opportunity to cash in on its success. Many Slasher imitators followed, Prom Night, Friday The 13th, and of… More
Lee ?
A really good 80s slasher with a decent body count, good pacing and a memorable killer, and the twist ending was a genuine surprise for once. Due to MPAA cuts… More
Cassandra Maples
From My Bloody Valentine: "Daddy's gone away, Harry Warden made you pay". That might quite possibly be the most haunting jingle in a horror… More

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