Wendigo (2002)

On a snow-covered road in the woods of upstate New York, Manhattanites George and Kim, and their eight-year-old son Miles, drive to the country house where they'll spend a much-needed weekend vacation. Suddenly, their car hits a deer,… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 17, 2002
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Critic Score: 58% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: An artsy horror flick, Wendigo effectively creates an eerie atmosphere.

Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

A finely tuned mood piece, a model of menacing atmosphere.

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Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

The woods haven't been this creepy since The Blair Witch Project.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A hidden treasure among the masses of cookie cutter horror flicks...

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

... a post-modern pop scare show that doesn't quite work.

Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

Fessenden ... sets a chilling tone of anticipation that keeps you inching forward, a scene at a time, until you're on the edge of your seat.

Jurgen Fauth

This blend art house and horror won't satisfy either audience.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

This film is only scary if you're afraid of artfully self-conscious, grainy cinematography.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A mostly intelligent, engrossing and psychologically resonant suspenser.

Brian Mckay

On the right track to something that's creepy and effective . . . It's just going to take more than a man in a Bullwinkle costume to get there.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Drew Smith
Okay, let's say you're a deeply pretentious filmmaker with a shoestring budget and you want to do a movie about a family and a deer monster. You still… More
Adam M.
Interesting story about a family thats spending a few days in a cabin but realise some blokes family lived there and he's being a bit of a dick about it.… More
Luke Baldock
Since I watched this film directly after the atrocious 'Scarred' this film seemed Oscar worthy. The acting talent is there with both Clarkson and… More
Barry Lappin
One of the oddest films ive seen for a while.....I was slightly drunk but still.......
Steve B.
Interesting, but ultimately a let-down.