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Eaten Alive Reviews

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Ford Maddox Brown
February 3, 2016
The plot is pretty much what you'd expect from a horror film that involves a disturbed hotel worker who keeps an alligator for a pet...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Anton Bitel
FilmLand Empire
May 21, 2015
Hooper's film, despite its apparent focus on zoology, is really an experiment in baroque Texpressionism, dominated by concerns of an anthropological, ethnographic nature.
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
July 9, 2009
A bizarre and largely flawed little beast, but I was pleased with the injected anarchy and direction from Hooper.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
May 4, 2009
Just something that those with a morbid curiosity for the unusual in sleaze might not be able to pass on.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
January 11, 2007
[Its] off-the-wall hybridization of Tennessee Williams, Alfred Hitchcock (Psycho, specifically), and Lucio Fulci is more often than not sloppy.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine
September 27, 2006
With an enviable, well-stocked cast of character thespians and a carefully dilapidated motel set, Eaten Alive is all ingredients, no recipe.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine
September 23, 2006
This bayou-set, thinly imagined Psycho knock-off is little more than a derisible piece of slasher mayhem, notable for Tobe Hooper's association and costar Roberta Collins' assertion that star Neville Brand later tried to sexually assault her.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Staci Layne Wilson
September 7, 2006
The movie is called Eaten Alive, but we get very little in terms of dinner and dessert in the horror department.
Scott Weinberg
July 10, 2006
One is tempted to wonder aloud if drugs and booze didn't actually direct this relatively woeful flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
Above average horror from Hooper with a satiric bent
| Original Score: 3/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
will always be more of a curiosity piece than a truly satisfying movie in and of itself
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Dustin Putman
January 1, 2000
Hooper's sophomore effort, which had a bigger budget but is lesser-known, repeats the same basic formula.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Emanuel Levy
June 18, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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