The Autopsy of Jane Doe
The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

It's just another night at the morgue for a father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) team of coroners, until an unidentified, highly unusual corpse comes in. Discovered buried in the basement of the home of a brutally murdered family,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 21, 2016
DVD Release Date: December 20, 2016
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Autopsy of Jane Doe subverts the gruesome expectations triggered by its title to deliver a smart, suggestively creepy thriller that bolsters director André Ovredal's growing reputation.

Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Cox is a flawless pro even in a role that many peers would consider a phone-it-in paycheck part.

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Chris Nashawaty
Entertainment Weekly

You could do a lot worse than this effective little chiller from the director of the 2010 Norwegian cult cheapie, Trollhunter.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

A true horror film haunting needs depth to get under our skin, to chill us down to the bone. This one can't leave us cold enough.

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Michael Nordine
TheWrap

A cut above most horror flicks, especially the jump-scare-heavy fare that tends to be dumped into multiplexes this time of year.

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April Wolfe
Village Voice

Řvredal distracts from the cheesy script with dramatic camera angles that imbue even silly scenes with an ominous air.

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Jordi Costa
El Pais (Spain)

A horror film that dramatizes the destruction of masculine rationality. [Full review in Spanish]

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Noel Murray
Los Angeles Times

Even when the movie's falling into a straighter line, the early emphasis on quietly nuanced characterizations and a measured pace give the danger more dimension.

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David Ehrlich
indieWIRE

This morbid film takes body horror to a new level, but leaves its brains behind.

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Norman Wilner
NOW Toronto

If you're into the weird stuff, you should definitely catch this one.

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