They (2002)

What are They planning to do to Callisto Balandash, the elegant aesthete and art collector, secure in his country house, surrounded by his period furniture, Japanese wood carvings, his cubist Picasso, his nudes, and immersed in the aroma of… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2003
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: They fails to sustain the level of creepiness necessary to rise above other movies in the horror genre.

Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic

It's certainly entertaining enough and made with great style, but the whole thing feels slightly undercooked.

Ed Park
Village Voice

Efficient, suitably anonymous chiller.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

How someone who could helm a film as relentlessly creepy and suspenseful as The Hitcher could deliver a dud like They is beyond me.

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Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly

Stinks from start to finish, like a wet burlap sack of gloom.

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Scott Foundas

They ought to be a whole lot scarier than they are in this tepid genre offering.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The last ten minutes of the film really stuck with me.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The attempt to build up a pressure cooker of horrified awe emerges from the simple fact that the movie has virtually nothing to show.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Represents something very close to the nadir of the thriller/horror genre.

Michael Dequina

'Wes Craven Presents.' Such an endorsement is meant to be a mark of quality, and indeed it is--bad quality, that is.

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Flixster Audience Score: 24% Flixster User Reviews
Luke Baldock
I've heard the original script is brilliant and inventive. So thank God 10 writers were brought in to come up with this seen it all before cack. Poor… More
Adam M.
Creepy psychological horror/thriller. A student who was haunted by night terrors when she was younger realizes she may not be away from them yet as her and… More
Brendan Nicholls
i liked the film and the ending was interestingly different
Donna Dawson
The movie was confusing and I could not get into the plot of the story. It was a dud for me and I didn't care for it much actually. Disappointing.
Todd Smith
THEY are part of one of the worst movies I have seen in years. I'm not even sure who the fuck THEY are! Usually Wes Craven doesn't put his name on… More
Christopher Brown
Wes feeds us a turd sandwich. This fuckin' guy can't even present a decent movie let alone make one.