Shrooms (2008)

Five American college students experience a particularly bad trip while vacationing in Ireland and partaking of the local hallucinogenic fungi in director Paddy Breathnach's tripped-out tale of sex, drugs, and slashers. Upon arriving in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: February 1, 2008
DVD Release Date: March 28, 2008
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Critic Score: 22% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

Even casual horror buffs have seen it all before.

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Anton Bitel

As perhaps befits a film so concerned with being 'under the influence', Breathnach's hallucinogen-driven giallo turns its very derivativeness into a virtue, confounding viewers with a gleeful overdose of cinematic references.

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Sara Michelle Fetters

In a film devoid of a single scary moment the only truly frightening thing here is watching any of them try to convey an honest human emotion...

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Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle

[A] half-baked effort.

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Steve Biodrowski

Shrooms may seem great while you're under its spell, but once the drugs wear off and you wake up, it fades pretty quickly ... Still, it's not a bad trip while it lasts.

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Bill White
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

From the distorting lens used randomly to suggest unreality, to the twist ending lifted verbatim from the superior High Tension, it's about as imaginative as a portobello steak with onions.

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Every element of Paddy Breathnach's Irish slasher movie is so familiar that it feels like a dog-eared horror anthology found down the back of the sofa.

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Austin Kennedy
Sin Magazine

Besides a few swell looking shots, this movie is just garbage.

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Stan Hall

Some talent and effort went into creating the visuals; too bad the script appears to have sprouted from the same dung pile as the mushrooms.

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Flixster Audience Score: 27% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
A simple slasher flick with a normal twist. Maybe a few creepy moments but otherwise just decent.
Japes .
Couldn't finish it because I had a good idea where the film was going.... I've seen it all before- bad acting, young unlikable/shallow college kid… More
Melvin White
The Cow: I mean dead fucked.  "Get Ready To Get Wasted" Shrooms is a movie that offers an interesting premise, but by the twenty minute mark, I… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
"Dude, I.. i just cant think right now with you trying to stab me cause im fucked up.. are you real? oh, fuck please dont kill me.. oh god im tripping!… More
vieras esine
Well that was a waste of time.
Bruce Bruce
Pretty freaky movie, group of people go to Ireland to do some camping and take some shrooms, John Lennon move over. After taking them people rise from the dead… More