• R, 1 hr. 13 min.
  • Drama, Horror
  • Directed By:
    David DeFalco
    In Theaters:
    Oct 10, 2005 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 22, 2006
  • Dinsdale Releasing


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Chaos Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves

It is bad, but not in an enjoyable way; it is violent and squalid, but not in a memorable way.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 0/5

September 24, 2007
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Critics have called the film offensive and morally repugnant, but that's overstating things. It's far too inept to achieve anything that complex.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 1/5

October 21, 2005
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Chaos will likely find an audience based on its infamy as the most brutal film ever made. Yet I don't think I'd like to meet anyone who would subject himself to this thing willingly.

| Original Score: 1/4

August 26, 2005
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Amateurishly shot, written and acted, the film lacks any redeeming values to compensate for its horrific aesthetic.

August 22, 2005
Luke Y. Thompson
Los Angeles CityBeat

There doesn't seem to be much point to the movie except to shock, and even that is in the seemingly phony guise of being socially responsible.

August 19, 2005
Robert Koehler
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Male exploitation denizens will file this under 'must-see,' but everyone else above legal age should consider the barf bags that distribdistrib Dinsdale Releasing is considering handing out during limited release.

Full Review Source: Variety

August 18, 2005
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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Chaos presents itself as a cautionary tale for young women and their parents but proves to be pure exploitation.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 0/5

August 18, 2005
John Patterson
L.A. Weekly
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A prefatory title-card-cum-alibi suggests that the film's extreme brutality is intended 'to educate and, perhaps, save lives,' but that's little more than a nauseating rationalization.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 18, 2005
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Definitely gave me the worst time I've had at a movie in years -- and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone but my worst enemies. Even then, I'd flinch.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 0/4

August 11, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I urge you to avoid it. Don't make the mistake of thinking it's 'only' a horror film, or a slasher film. It is an exercise in heartless cruelty and it ends with careless brutality. The movie denies not only the value of life, but the possibility of hope.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0/4

August 11, 2005
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Unlike so many other Last House rip-offs, this virtual remake is reasonably well shot and convincingly acted.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 10, 2005
Laura Kern
New York Times
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Unless you enjoy viewing senseless, extreme acts of rape and mutilation, stay far, far away from this one.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 0/5

August 10, 2005
Brian Juergens
Bloody Disgusting

To endure Chaos, keep repeating: "It's only a ripoff... it's only a ripoff..."

Full Review Source: Bloody Disgusting | Original Score: 0/10

August 9, 2005
Joshua Land
Village Voice
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Another depressing reminder of how far the genre has fallen.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 9, 2005
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Firmly among the most graphically violent, bloody movies yet made.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

August 2, 2005
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Where's the lesson here? Don't let your kids out of the house? Don't ask for Ecstasy from strange men in the woods?

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: .5/4

July 27, 2005
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