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Village of the Damned Reviews

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

Compelling, creepy and often unbearably tense.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 7, 2013

TIME Magazine
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Village is one of the neatest little horror pictures produced since Peter Lorre went straight.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 21, 2010
Fernando F. Croce

Commie infiltrators? Bastard aliens? Advertisements for the pill?

Full Review Source: CinePassion

June 3, 2010
Variety Staff
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This just tapers off from a taut beginning into soggy melodrama.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

One of those little science fiction movies that, once seen (and it's a TV staple) is never forgotten.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

September 26, 2007


The script and direction are rather creaky at times, but the children, whose eyes light up menacingly, are excellent.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 26, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Very frightening.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

September 26, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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A strong and subtle horror film from England.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

September 26, 2007

Time Out
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The atmosphere and pace are superbly handled, and the performances of the sinister, inhumanly intelligent 'children' never falter.

Full Review Source: Time Out

January 26, 2006
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Plays on our dread of our children growing up to become Hitler Youth members with amazing superpowers . . .

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page

November 12, 2004
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Those eyes, those screams! Creepy classic.

| Original Score: 5/5

October 23, 2004
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It's a humanist piece--no lightning bolt restores this society, just the cool light of right reason.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 6, 2004
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

Creepy stuff

| Original Score: 4/5

August 6, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Mildly effective sci-fi thriller that suffers from being too restrained.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 2, 2003
Jake Euker

Wolf Rilla builds dread of these strange children through insinuation and mood, and the audience gets the real thing: fear

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

October 27, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Village of the Damned remains an intelligent creepy tale that has not lost its luster over time.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B

October 25, 2002
Les Wright

Can still make contemporary audiences squirm in their seats.

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April 29, 2002
Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: 3/5

July 28, 2005
Mark R. Leeper

| Original Score: 4/5

November 18, 2004
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 3/5

August 22, 2003
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