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Silent Night, Deadly Night Reviews

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Rob Vaux
November 11, 2014
It had its moment and then vanished, like all garbage does.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 25, 2012
At least one of the better slasher films made in the States in the mid-'80s, though the degree to which that's an actual compliment is debatable.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
December 1, 2009
a brutal reminder that Christmas can have negative connotations for some
Full Review | Original Score: C
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul
August 21, 2009
Among the dozen or so victims of Santa's slay ride is a man who's choked to death with a string of Christmas lights and a young woman who's impaled--topless, of course--on a pair of moose antlers.
March 11, 2008
killer santa
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
December 20, 2007
Not only is the movie vile and callous, but also it's pretty darn stupid.
Keith Breese
December 13, 2007
the perfect stocking stuffer for misanthropic Scrooges.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
December 10, 2007
As slasher films go, this is about average. The sets are cheap, with most of the budget seemingly going to the gore effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine
October 21, 2003
This was obviously not new territory for the slasher genre, mind you, but Silent Night, Deadly Night brought the idea to new levels of cold sleaziness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
April 21, 2004
| Original Score: 0/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
November 17, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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