The Belko Experiment
The Belko Experiment (2017)

In a twisted social experiment, a group of 80 Americans are locked in their high-rise corporate office in Bogota, Colombia and ordered by an unknown voice coming from the company's intercom system to participate in a deadly game of kill… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 17, 2017
DVD Release Date: June 27, 2017
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Belko Experiment offers a few moments of lurid fun for genre enthusiasts, but lacks enough subversive smarts to consistently engage once the carnage kicks in.

Barry Hertz
Globe and Mail

A lean, mean, bloody comedy of the darkest order, Greg McLean's The Belko Experiment is pure genre fun.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

For all its promise to be a wry commentary on the savagery of office politics, "The Belko Experiment" is more like an experiment in how many cracked-open skulls can be crammed into one movie.

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Craig Mathieson
The Sunday Age

The surrender to expediency is unrestrained, but it's only at the close that McLean indulges the macabre and expressionistic, giving the atrocities a counterpoint.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

The unsatisfying result of all the berserk paranoia is predictable.Talk about a take-no-prisoners plot.

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Katie Walsh
Los Angeles Times

By the end of the film, you're left with the unshakable feeling that everyone involved, from actors to filmmakers to the audience, is, and should have been, better than material like this.

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Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

Going about its grisly business with undisguised relish, the film comes closer to the chilly spirit of science fiction writer J.G. Ballard than director Ben Wheatley did in his recent, overwrought adaptation of Ballard's novel High-Rise.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Vicious, mostly satisfying action.

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A.A. Dowd
AV Club

You may think of Dilbert one minute, the Nuremberg defense the next. No, really.

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Travis Johnson
FILMINK (Australia)

...an inventively gory, frequently funny thrill ride that's just the thing to kick back with at the end of a long week in the rat race.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Film Crazy
A brutal social experiment but fails at providing a worthwhile plot.
Brendan Nicholls
The film just doesn't have the strength or cult quality to let you really embrace the film. The characters don't gel well together and the actors,… More
Nate Zoebl
An efficient B-movie with a crazy high body count, The Belko Experiment is just about everything I wanted. The residents of the Belko office in Bogata, Columbia… More
Jamie Clarke
Felt like a Saw/Purge spin off film in many ways, Full of gory kills and shock deaths it's pretty scary but not in a horror way but more of a holy shit… More
Bradley J
The Belko Experiment delivers almost exactly what people expect from the film. However, underneath all of the gory carnage, the complete lack of surprise or… More
EpicLadySponge the Adventurer
The Belko Experiment relies on a plot that can easily confuse people that don't focus on movies often. It may have a lot of great awards for at least… More