Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Tucker and Dale vs. Evil (2011)

Tucker & Dale vs Evil is a hilariously gory, good-spirited horror comedy, doing for killer rednecks what Shaun of the Dead did for zombies. Tucker and Dale are two best friends on vacation at their dilapidated mountain house, who are… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 30, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 29, 2011
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Like the best horror/comedies, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil mines its central crazy joke for some incredible scares, laughs, and -- believe it or not -- heart.

Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Here's something you don't see every day: a genial, politically correct splatter comedy.

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Christine Champ

It's time we all toss our nine bucks into the proverbial woodchipper (don't ask me what proverb) and spit out enough money to make Tucker & Dale and other truly deserving, truly funny indie flicks a blazing success.

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Craig D. Lindsey

For his characters' demises, co-writer/director Eli Craig (aka Sally Field's son) comes up with the sort of ridiculous Rube Goldberg setups you would usually find in Final Destination movies.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Students of the Little Movie Glossary may find it funny how carefully "Tucker and Dale" works its way through upended cliches.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

There's even a message under all the body parts: People are individuals, not just easy regional stereotypes.

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Sean Axmaker

Call it a comedy of errors with a body count...

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Keith Staskiewicz
Entertainment Weekly

At its heart, it's really just a one-idea premise stretched out to feature length, but the lovable duo of Tudyk and Labine and an endearing layer of sweetness under all the blood make it a fully enjoyable comedy of (t)errors.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Essentially a student film offering nothing but absurdly contrived coincidence.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

Beats a dead horse all the way to the glue factory.

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Flixster Audience Score: 84% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Loopy twist on the usual "inbred drooling rednecks in the woods" horror go-to wherein the horny college kids jump scare react to that expectation when… More
Jens S.
A very refreshing take on the old premise of kids getting into hick country and murdered one after another. As misunderstandings add up two kind-hearted… More
Carlos Magalhães
It is super nice to see how instead of being a one-joke movie stretched for two hours it manages to find new ways to surprise us and make fun of slashers… More
Alex roy
Tucker & Dale Vs Evil is one of the most accomplished horror comedies that I have seen in quite some time. With a very good cast, director Eli Craig crafts… More
Kase Vollebregt
With originality to spare and two hillbillies that are actually likeable, the movie is enjoyable in theory but it's one joke plot gets old.
Matthew Slaven
How did this happen? I can't believe I'm saying this, but if you want to have a nice, relaxing time, watch this gruesome horror movie.