The Last House on the Left
The Last House on the Left (2009)

Renowned horror director Wes Craven returns to the scene of the most notorious thrillers of all time in this darkly disturbing Unrated reimagining of The Last House on the Left. After kidnapping and ruthlessly assaulting two teen girls, a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 13, 2009
DVD Release Date: August 18, 2009
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Critic Score: 41% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Excessive and gory, this remake lacks the intellectual punch of the 1972 original.

Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Dennis Iliadis's remake retains its ferocious power and provocative themes, and thanks to a focused script that unfolds in real time, it ratchets up the suspense and sucks us into a remorseless cycle of violence and revenge.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

Boy, words can not express how much I just loathe and detest this movie.

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Peg Aloi

The Last House on the Left is perhaps best seen as a reminder of why remakes of classic horror films almost always fail.

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David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture

Extremely entertaining if you don't mind being morally corrupted at every juncture.

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Mike Mayo
Washington Post

In the end, like virtually every other remake that has been released recently, it's polished and predictable.

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David Keyes

The director, Dennis Iliadis, is exactly the right type of person to helm an upgrade of this manner: he is a genuine fan of the source.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

It's that first 30 minutes that ruin this movie.

Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

A shockingly mundane disappointment taken on its own and a deeply misguided refraction of the original.

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Scott Weinberg

A fascinating and confrontational horror film that deals with terrors a lot more chilling than some dude swinging a machete.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Visceral walk in the woods of a tale with three parts: first the set-up, wherein a happy family visits their isolated woodland retreat; second, introduction of… More
Unknown Hobo
As remakes go I don't this one faired too badly, but then again there are not many movies as good as the original to work with. Similar to the likes of… More
Directors Cat
[img][/img] I have very peculiar, mixed and sort of concerned feelings about this film.… More
Lee ?
The original was groundbreaking and influencial for its day, it was far from great but it was still an unpleasant little film. This remake may be better made… More
Alex roy
Interesting remake of Wes Craven's 1972 film, The Last House on the Left. I view Craven's original film as an exploitation horror classic that pushed… More
Bruce Bruce
About as good as a thriller crime drama that your going to come across. I put off watching this because of the title I thought it was going to be one of those… More