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Drag Me to Hell Reviews

Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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O, joy, a horror flick that's smart and funny, as well as cringeworthy for all the right reasons. And up to speed on the mortgage crisis too.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 19, 2014
Bruce Diones
New Yorker
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Playful and relentlessly scary.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

August 4, 2013
Dana Stevens
Slate
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Raimi should go slumming more often.

Full Review Source: Slate

July 7, 2010
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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The dichotomies director Sam Raimi presents within that familiar genre are what make this such a kick.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

December 15, 2009
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Drag Me to Hell is a sometimes funny and often startling horror movie. That is what it wants to be, and that is what it is.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

June 8, 2009
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Truly, this is manna from hell.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

June 1, 2009
Ben Lyons
At the Movies
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This grosses you out but it also makes you laugh at how crazy it is.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

June 1, 2009
Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies
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It would be tempting to call Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell a budding cult classic, except its profitability and popularity may eclipse cult status.

Full Review Source: At the Movies

June 1, 2009
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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The biggest howls involve the delicate heroine helplessly ingesting or inhaling bugs, worms, and bile--physical equivalents of her destructive emotions--and Raimi ends the story with the sort of black punch line that's become his signature.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 29, 2009
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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Raimi's Drag Me to Hell does everything we want a horror film to do: It is fearsomely scary, wickedly funny and diabolically gross, three stomach-churning states that argue for taking a pass on the $10 box of popcorn.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

May 29, 2009
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Drag Me to Hell is pure cheese. Goat cheese.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

May 29, 2009
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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The looseness Raimi allows himself here results in an especially joyous kind of filmmaking, the sort where the filmmaker's delight in scaring us (and making us laugh) becomes part of the movie's fabric.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

May 29, 2009
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle
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Is it as hilarious as the Evil Deads? Almost.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 29, 2009
Christopher Kelly
Dallas Morning News
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It's the work of a filmmaker once again drunk on the daffy possibilities of horror filmmaking -- and determined to share that joy with his fans.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

May 29, 2009
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Inspired by the tone of B-movie scare epics of the '50s, they've made a slick, mostly predictable homage-pastiche that itself rates about a B-.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 29, 2009
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Apart from the evocative title, which is a great nod to '50s drive-in fare, the film is as predictable as a meal beneath the golden arches.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

May 29, 2009
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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A gross-out fright movie.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

May 29, 2009
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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This hellaciously effective B-movie comes with a handy moral tucked inside its scares, laughs and Raimi's specialty, the scare/laugh hybrid. Moral: Be nice to people.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 29, 2009
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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At a time when horror is defined by limp Japanese retreads or punishing exercises in pure sadism, Drag Me to Hell has a tonic playfulness that's unabashedly retro, an indulgent return to Mr. Raimi's goofy, gooey roots.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 29, 2009
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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There's no truth in the title. Drag Me to Hell is horror-movie heaven.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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[The characters are] so innocuous, and they're played with so little verve, that you don't feel a strong identification when their lives are wrecked.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 28, 2009
Dan Kois
Washington Post
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As in the best horror movies, Drag Me to Hell keeps the audience on the edge of hysteria throughout, so that every thump sets the heart racing and every joke earns a slightly out-of-control laugh.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 28, 2009
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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If all you want are shocks and bumps and screams and laughs and a couple of they-did-NOT-just-show-that jawdroppers -- then Drag Me To Hell is definitely the funhouse ride for you.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Drag Me to Hell is an eyeball-gouging lesson in how to make a genre flick and live to tell about it.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 28, 2009
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The characters are solid, the shocks are grab-your-heart-medicine scary, the story glides from twist to twist with diabolical grace. And it's damned funny.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 28, 2009
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Raimi succeeds at giving literal moviemaking a good name, while providing diabolic catharsis for many a disgruntled homeowner.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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With the same twisted humor Raimi displayed in Evil Dead and Army of Darkness, his Drag Me to Hell is wickedly jolly and disturbingly frightening -- often at the same time.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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This is junk filmmaking at its finest.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: A-

May 28, 2009
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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An unabashedly schlocky, expertly executed blend of jack-in-the-box jolts and humour.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The wait for a truly scary movie -- for a rambunctious, slam-bang, all-out, slap-you-sideways horror picture -- is finally over.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
David Fear
Time Out New York
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Raimi's return to Evil Dead territory is proof that, respectability be damned, he can still whip up a slapstick splatterfest -- albeit a PG-13 one -- when the mood strikes.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

May 28, 2009
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Drag Me to Hell is unlike any scary thriller in a while: frightening, frenzied and fun.

Full Review Source: USA Today

May 28, 2009
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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A near-brilliant comedy disguised as a quickie horror flick, Sam Raimi's Drag Me to Hell is the year's most frightfully hilarious movie so far.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
Kevin C. Johnson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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A junky but entertaining throwback.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

May 28, 2009
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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Raimi's made this "Drag" a race, designed to chill you, thrill you and give you an excuse to clutch your date's arm with each of the many jolts and jumps it delivers as it twists and turns to the finish line.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 28, 2009
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Parts of it are entertaining, although I'm not convinced they're enjoyable entirely for the reasons intended by the filmmakers.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

May 28, 2009
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Diabolically entertaining.

May 27, 2009
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Going back to his roots, Raimi has made the most crazy, fun, and terrifying horror movie in years.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

May 27, 2009
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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Going gloriously over the top, Raimi simply aims to make us laugh and scare the pants off us, and he hits the mark on both fronts.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

May 27, 2009
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Raimi sure-handedly blends thrills with giggles in this old-fashioned, newfangled, over-the-top hair-raiser.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 4/5

May 27, 2009
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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The true test of any successful horror flick is how wretched it makes you feel. At the very least, it should inspire a banquet of dread or offer a canapé of anxiety. After Drag Me to Hell you won't mind walking home alone.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

May 27, 2009
Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
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Entertaining enough in its squishy-squirmy way, and the payoff delivers a little jolt of that old time Raimi magic.

Full Review Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

May 27, 2009
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Raimi, ever the engineer, takes pleasure in screwing with audience identification, shifting between collaboration and contempt for our heroine.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

May 27, 2009
Peter Debruge
Variety
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Scant of plot and barren of subtext, the pic is single-mindedly devoted to pushing the audience's buttons, and who better than Raimi to do the honors?

Full Review Source: Variety

May 20, 2009
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