The Violent Kind
The Violent Kind (2010)

Bikers tangle with the spirits of the dead in this genre mashup from the writing and directing team the Butcher Brothers. Cody (Cory Knuaf) and Q (Bret Roberts) are a pair of outlaw bikers who are looking to lay low and have a few laughs… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: May 10, 2011
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Philip French
Observer (UK)

It's one of those movies that belongs in an incinerator rather than a cinema.

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Andrew Pulver

A glutinous slasher flick that tries to conjure the spirit of the Evil Dead movies, but doesn't get anywhere near the required levels of wit and dexterity.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The fact that filmmakers Mitchell Altieri and Phil Flores call themselves the Butcher Brothers tells you what to expect from this film. But as the plot twists and turns, we never have a clue where it's going.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

Gore blimey!

Shaun Munro
What Culture

It boasts more than its share of "WTF!?" moments in the third reel, but it's not enough to salvage an otherwise tedious film that's thin on charm and thrills.

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Tim Evans
Sky Movies

A lack of consistent tone means it all ends up a bit of a mess.

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Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)

The acting is abysmal, and the gloating depiction of violence is hard to take, unless you're extremely thick and perverted.

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Lee Griffiths
Little White Lies

A curious concoction of blood, beer, babes and biker ghosts.

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Matthew Turner

The Violent Kind has a nice central idea and a few decent exploitation moments but it gradually degenerates into a chaotic, badly acted mess delivered at full volume.

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Bikers party at an isolated house, but a scarier, even more violent force is lurking in the woods outside. Grindhouse-style pic starts as a plodding EVIL… More
Doctor Strangeblog
Abysmal. People who watch this movie should have to answer an exit poll, and anyone who says they liked it gets exiled to a remote rocky island. The common… More