Under the Bed
Under the Bed (2013)

Every child knows about the monster under the bed-Neal Hausman's mistake was trying to fight it. Neal (Jonny Weston, Chasing Mavericks) has returned from a two-year exile following his tragic attempt to defeat the monster, only to find… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 19, 2013
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2013
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nick Schager
Village Voice

Matches narrative incoherence with one of the most over-the-top portentous scores in horror-cinema history.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A standard-issue creepshow, undermined by script holes and a meager budget that brings distinctly subpar effects.

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Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The film's sense of conviction and psychological nuance never rises above that of the "I Learned It from Watching You" anti-drug PSA.

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Anton Bitel
Projected Figures

Once, however, the monster comes out of its hiding place and sheds its psychosexual slough, all that remains is a silly, sub-Joe Dante clash between kids and creature, with a dénouement so bewilderingly arbitrary that disappointment is inevitable.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A fun and gory little spooky tale flaws and all.

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Brian Orndorf

What the production aims to pull off with the picture in the early going isn't where the movie ends up, torching a promising premise on tiresome storytelling and a mangled tonal balance.

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Scott Weinberg

Kids vs. monsters tale that take a while to warm up, but picks up nicely.

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Brent Simon

Unfolds with a nuance and relative level of sophistication that belies its generic title, before eventually succumbing to a haphazard, poorly explained explosion of gore.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

Under The Bed offers a fresh take on the fabled boogeyman story, delivering an entertaining explanation of what exactly is going "bump in the night" - along with one hell of a horror finale.

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Flixster Audience Score: 14% Flixster User Reviews
Francisco Godinho
Was this ever bad... The acting and dialogue are beyond atrocious, it made me cringe everytime these actors opened their mouth. I actually felt embarassed for… More