• R, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Rick Rosenthal
    In Theaters:
    Jul 1, 2002 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 10, 2002
  • Dimension Films

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Halloween - Resurrection Reviews


Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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April 12, 2011
Joe Leydon
Variety
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[Seems] even more uselessly redundant and shamelessly money-grubbing than most third-rate horror sequels.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 15, 2002
Daphne Gordon
Toronto Star
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While the production values here are more cool than crappy, there's nothing really new about Resurrection.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

July 15, 2002
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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A cheesy thing that opened Friday without any advance screening.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

July 15, 2002
Dave Kehr
New York Times
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Spectators will indeed sit open-mouthed before the screen, not screaming but yawning.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1/5

July 15, 2002
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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It's not the worst film in the series -- Halloween III will never be unseated -- but there's not nearly enough scares, or humor, to make Halloween: Resurrection worthwhile.

| Original Score: 2/5

July 15, 2002
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Generic slasher-movie nonsense, but it's not without style.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 2/4

July 15, 2002
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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The thrill is (long) gone.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C-

July 15, 2002
Glenn Lovell
San Jose Mercury News
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No, it's not as single-minded as John Carpenter's original, but it's sure a lot smarter and more unnerving than the sequels.

Full Review Source: San Jose Mercury News | Original Score: 3/4

July 15, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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There's no evidence of craftsmanship or energy. Everything, from the plot to the execution, is plodding and obligatory.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

July 14, 2002
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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It's so devoid of joy and energy it makes even Jason X ... look positively Shakesperean by comparison.

| Original Score: 0/4

July 14, 2002
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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This latest installment of the horror film franchise that is apparently as invulnerable as its trademark villain has arrived for an incongruous summer playoff, demonstrating yet again that the era of the intelligent, well-made B movie is long gone.

July 14, 2002
Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic
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The latest entry in the horror series is simply a slasher flick. At that level, it's not bad, with some clever twists on the genre.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 14, 2002
Loren King
Chicago Tribune
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Like its parade of predecessors, this Halloween is a gory slash-fest. It can't escape its past, and it doesn't want to.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 13, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Comes closer to comatainment.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: F

July 13, 2002
Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
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Its premise is smart, but the execution is pretty weary.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 12, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Every sequel you skip will be two hours gained. Consider this review life-affirming.

July 10, 2002
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