Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?
Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? (1971)

In this English film, a group of orphans visiting the home of a wealthy, retired singer (Shelley Winters) discover that the woman is hiding a disturbing secret. ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1971
DVD Release Date: February 25, 2009
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum

Shelley Winters tries the Baby Jane route, unfortunately.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Enjoyable, lavishly produced Harrington thriller, but a little tepid.

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

Worthwhile only as a testament to the over-baked and hysterical talents of Shelly Winters, this is just about the weirdest variation on Hansel & Gretel ever conceived.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Lafe Fredbjornson
Shelley Winters is a crazy retired actress (affectionately nicknamed "Auntie Roo") living in a creepy mansion hosting kids from an Orphanage every… More
Cindy I
A surprisingly disturbing film, based on the Grimms fairy tale Hansel and Gretel. I was expecting a kiddie scary movie, but I was wrong. A wealthy widow, played… More
Sylvester Kuo
Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? is sort of a campy classic. Yes, the acting was bad, yes there are many plot holes, yes I didn't like any of the characters, but… More