The Hills Have Eyes Reviews

September 30, 2020
In essence, this is a cruel odyssey prizing the survival of the fittest, both family units operating by their own socially dictated codes, reduced to brutality and savagery for survival.
December 7, 2018
There are still iconic and unforgettable elements to The Hills Have Eyes which allow it to stand the test of time and hold up among horror master Wes Craven's wide body of work
August 28, 2018
It's a different kind of entertainment, one that thrives in the dark.
April 8, 2011
One of the prime examples of the what was so fascinating about American horror films in the 1970s.
July 22, 2008
A satisfying piece of pulp.
February 9, 2006
A heady mix of ironic allegory and seat-edge tension.
November 4, 2003
Even a dog has his day, and among the few tolerable features helmed by Craven is this early cult item.
October 1, 2003
As a mirror to the low-fi, sci-fi hero journey of Star Wars, however, The Hills Have Eyes is the far less damaging to its respective genre.
September 10, 2003
Craven's latent sick streak gets a major workout here, and the rudest shocks seem to center around the "good" family's parental figures.
March 10, 2003
Inventive story ideas and humorous touches give this horror picture an enduring relevancy and stylistic flourish.
February 5, 2003
November 16, 2002
October 4, 2002
August 22, 2002
Intensely creepy, but too unpleasant to really like
July 26, 2002
Craven's best movie that doesn't have the word "Texas" in the title.
January 1, 2000
There's a difference between reiterating a theme and repeating what worked before, and you feel the line drawn here.
January 1, 2000
It has become a cult-status film...