Teeth (2007)

High school student Dawn works hard at suppressing her budding sexuality by being the local chastity group's most active participant. Her task is made even more difficult by her bad boy stepbrother Brad's increasingly provocative… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 19, 2007
DVD Release Date: May 6, 2008
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Smart, original, and horrifically funny, Teeth puts a fresh feminist spin on horror movie tropes.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

As amateurishly made as it is, Teeth runs on a kind of angry distrust toward boys.

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Tasha Robinson
Chicago Tribune

Given how thoroughly all the subtext spells out the message, then, it seems unnecessary to make the actual text so raw, grotesque and graphic.

Ali Gray

Teeth is both different enough from the usual teen trash to earn itself distinction and bold enough to go where other horrors wouldn't dare venture.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

I'm not sure I've ever seen rape, incest or abuse dealt with so vapidly.

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Jessica Reaves
Chicago Tribune

Given how thoroughly all the subtext spells out the message, then, it seems unnecessary to make the actual text so raw, grotesque and graphic. Granted, a horror movie about vagina dentata was probably never destined to be tasteful, but Lichtenstein's comp

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Simon Reynolds
Digital Spy

While probably too lurid and graphic for the mainstream's tastes, it's one of those films that has a genuine shot at acquiring cult classic status.

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Jim Emerson
Chicago Sun-Times

Whether you view it as a primordial image from the collective unconscious or a practical warning against promiscuity, vagina dentata makes an indubitably memorable impression -- and an ideal premise for a tongue-in-cheek teen horror movie.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

It's definitely not for Aunt Minnie, but cult movie mavens will appreciate director Mitchell Lichtenstein's willingness to push the boundaries of bad taste.

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Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

We haven't had a good vagina dentata movie in theaters lately, so it's a pleasure to see Teeth filling that particular need with such obvious relish and style.

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A teenage girl who is active in the abstinence movement discovers she has fangs in her hoo-ha, much to her would-be lovers' misfortune. It would be hard to… More
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I think I watched a different movie to the critics... Awful film with a terrible and childish script with characters I couldn't care less about. Not to… More
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Before I start the review, I would like to point out this is a quite sexual film. If you are not happy to hear about this, don't read on. If you are happy… More