Scar (2007)




Critic Consensus: A nasty, witless and unoriginal entry into the torture porn canon with hopeless acting and a waste of modern 3D technology.

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A young woman best remembered as the sole survivor of a small town killing spree returns to her hometown for her niece's high school graduation, only to find that the past isn't as dead as she thought in a psychological horror film directed by Jed Weintrob and starring Angela Bettis. It wasn't too long ago that the young girl managed to turn the tables on a notorious serial killer and emerge as the sole survivor of his murderous rampage, but the memories were too painful and she was forced to relocate soon thereafter. Though years may have passed since those traumatic events, it appears as if the horrors of the past have worked their way into the present when her return home coincides with a string of frighteningly familiar murders.
Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense
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Angela Bettis
as Joan Burrows
Kirby Bliss Blanton
as Olympia Burrows
Devon Graye
as Paul Watts
Ben Cotton
as Ernie Bishop
Al Sapienza
as Delgado
Brittney Wilson
as Teenage Joan
Tegan Moss
as Susie
Bill Baksa
as Melvin Gray
James D. Hopkin
as Mr. Watts
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Critic Reviews for Scar

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (2)

As one character asks, "It never stops, does it?" Well, no. Not as long as people keep paying to see such dreck.

Full Review… | October 7, 2010
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

To make a 3-D 'torture porn' movie is at best opportunist; to make one with flat, boring torture scenes is unforgivable.

Full Review… | November 6, 2008
Time Out
Top Critic

The sole high point? 3D tits. The porn industry is going to love this technology, presuming you don't mind wearing stupid dark glasses while masturbating.

Full Review… | October 14, 2012

I'd read about this one for three years. Then I saw it and forgot it immediately.

Full Review… | September 5, 2011

The perspecto-effects are a real letdown, while the pacing and performances are as flat as roadkill.

Full Review… | November 6, 2008
Empire Magazine

This nasty, witless and hopelessly dated effort is still a landmark release. Think of it like the first dog shot into space, but don't forget it is an absolute dog.

Full Review… | November 6, 2008

Audience Reviews for Scar

Standard horror about a woman who was tortured and saw her friend killed when she was a teenager and now, visiting family in the town where she grew up, has to confront what seems like a copycat killer. Scar, to its credit, does pretty much what you expect; simple story, few jumpy bits, quite a bit of gore(not bad gore either) and horror favourite Angela Bettis puts in a good performance, as do most of the cast to be fair. But Scar doesn't really do anything to lift it above average and the twist ending is pretty crap to. Plus I couldn't see how this would work in 3D aside from a couple of blood splatter scenes. Overall, I though Scars was ok. Not shit, not exactly good, it's just kinda there.

Adam M.
Adam M.

Super Reviewer

A rather unimpessive slasher/torture porn affair but I'm a fan of Christopher Titus and Angela Bettis so that helped me get through the weak plot and really lame motive of the killer. Overall not horrible especially if you can see it in 3D which helps a little too.

A.D. Villarreal
A.D. Villarreal

Super Reviewer

Uninventive, even Bettis' performance cannot save this film

Sylvester Kuo
Sylvester Kuo

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