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The Quiet Reviews

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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An occasionally compelling, dark and sometimes darkly funny movie draws us in but doesn't really pay off. And any teenager knows what that describes -- a tease.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

September 1, 2006
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

... a lamentable waste of genuine talent, an example of how a weak link spoils a collaborative effort

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 78/100

September 1, 2006
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Thematically the movie never reaches beyond the ready-for-prime-time mentality that specializes in psychological shorthand.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

August 24, 2006
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine

The Quiet fails to realize its ambition of melding the satirical levity of a teen high-school comedy with serious, issue-oriented drama.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 2, 2006
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Babbit overplays her hand, heavily hinting at every mystery, and by the midpoint the film is just a long dive into the inevitable.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2/4

August 31, 2006
Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's a complete fraud that never feels the least bit authentic in its efforts to titillate and shock.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

September 1, 2006
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

what should have been heavily emotional material careens instead quite quickly into high camp

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1.5/5

August 24, 2006
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Neither ambitious enough to take seriously nor sleazy enough to enjoy, The Quiet flirts with the trappings of exploitation cinema without going all the way.

| Original Score: 1.5/5

August 25, 2006
Brian Marder
Hollywood.com

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 1/5

November 20, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The film could have been re-jiggered as a psychotic after-school special, straightforward, without all the so-called twists that seem to be a requirement of thrillers today.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

August 31, 2006
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye

[Babbit] basically waltzes through this mundane material without so much a titillating revelation that feels grounded in substantial decadence.

Full Review Source: Movie Eye | Original Score: 2/4

August 28, 2006
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A hilariously bad and utterly ridiculous piece of melodrama touted as a thriller.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Peter Sobczynski
eFilmCritic.com

An uneven satire/black comedy that lurches from serious drama to black comedy and back again.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

September 16, 2006
Matt Pais
Metromix.com

I do not say this quietly: Save your money.

Full Review Source: Metromix.com | Original Score: 1/4

August 31, 2006
Brent Simon
FilmStew.com

Speaks queasy volumes about the refracted manner in which the sexualization of female adolescents is viewed as a form of perverse entertainment.

Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

August 31, 2006
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... lost in the twilight between Gothic social drama and lurid exploitation.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: D

August 31, 2006
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Good grief.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: D

September 3, 2006
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[Cuthbert] picked a poor film to get behind as star and producer: it mistakes luridness for tragedy and monotony for sophistication.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

September 3, 2006
Susan Granger
Modamag.com

Perversely sordid, some of the creepy soft-core scenes cross the lurid line of bad taste.

Full Review Source: Modamag.com | Original Score: 4/10

September 4, 2006
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

Pretentious and pointless -- take a pass.

| Original Score: 1/4

September 16, 2006
Cole Abaius
Film School Rejects
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Justine Elias
Boston Phoenix
April 23, 2009

Chicago Reader
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August 26, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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September 2, 2006

Ebert & Roeper
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September 23, 2006
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