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: June 27, 2017
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86%
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69%

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Critic Score: 86% 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.

Tom Huddleston
Time Out

An enjoyably twisty little throat-grabber.

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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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Jim Harper
Electric Sheep

As successful as [its] elements are, they would be considerably less effective without such excellent central performances.

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Tom Russo
Boston Globe

A lean indie horror flick that manages to creep us out even before getting to the part that's meant to be truly unsettling.

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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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James Marsh
South China Morning Post

Øvredal builds on a pair of strong performances to craft an unnerving chiller with a genuine sense of mystery.

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Matthew Lickona
San Diego Reader

For at least the first 50 of its 100 minutes, Andre Øvredal's coroner horror story is nearly flawless.

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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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Ryan Morris
Film Inquiry

The Autopsy Of Jane Doe's premise is jaw-droppingly exciting, but it soon gives way to ticking off every horror cliche in the book.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
A decent (yet irregular) horror movie that relies on a compelling mystery and knows how to slowly build tension (despite a few annoying jump scares), but it is… More
Film Crazy
Surprised as to how liked this movie is. A truly unsuspenseful movie with no scares.
Nicki Marie
Pretty average. I'm surprised the ratings are so high.