The Sentinel
The Sentinel (1977)

In the wake of such Satanic-themed thrillers as Rosemary's Baby, The Exorcist and The Omen comes The Sentinel. When New York fashion model (Cristina Raines) splits with her fiance (Chris Sarandon) and moves into an old brownstone, she… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 7, 1977
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

The mystery is built in a satisfactory manner and, for better or worse, the frenzied finale pulls out all the stops.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson

way too predictable

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Brian Mckay

One of the best horror films of the 70's. An intriguing story and disturbing imagery make this one stick out in the psyche.

Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena

Atmosfera sufocante e um elenco grandioso.

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Urban Cinefile

...satisfies much like French fries, without asking too much of the kitchen but irresistible in the context %u2013 and notable if it were to disappoint. Here, it's the full big Mac package.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

How any self-respecting horror film fan can not like a movie that works on the premise that the entrance to hell is in a Brooklyn apartment building is beyond me.

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Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine

The cast is certainly impressive, but in every other respect this horror in the vein of Rosemary's Baby and The Exorcist is a second-rate piece of tut.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Dead people who throw cat birthday parties. Gotta love it!

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
Around this time in the seventies there was a resurgence of films with demonic presences, amongst which were "Rosemary's Baby", "The… More
jay nixon
Silly 70's occult "thriller" which doesn't provide many chills. A considerable amount of the trouble is that Cristina Raines is so flat in… More
Pierluigi Puccini
A rather odd big budget studio horror film made to cash-in the late 60s-70s satanic craze that produced a few masterpieces of the genre. Michael Winner's… More
Tim Salmons
Absolutely insane piece of celluloud. Michael Winner, you crazy bastard!
Michael Gildea
I'm still not 100% sure how I feel about The Sentinel. I don't know if its the chest cold that's kicking my ass or the movie, but I feel like I… More
Robert C
Don't let this impressive cast list fool you...most of them are in very minor roles. Though it is still fun seeing them in their "swinging… More