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Them! Reviews

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November 4, 2015
A strong cast (James Whitmore, James Arness and Edmund Gwenn), taut direction by Gordon Douglas, an intelligent and involving screenplay, and Oscar-nominated visual effects combine to make this a genuine classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 18, 2014
Easily the best of the giant insect movies... exploring the subject with the full gravity of its horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 1, 2013
Skillfully made science fiction classic intelligently develops scary premise.
October 2, 2011
Smart and idiosyncratic, with enough climaxes for two movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 6, 2007
It isn't all that bad, except when the ants themselves show up.
September 24, 2007
This is first-rate pulp.
May 29, 2007
Them! was Warner Brothers' highest grossing film of 1954 and inspired countless imitations, all of which were inferior to the original.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
May 29, 2007
This science-fiction shocker has a well-plotted story [by George Worthington Yates, adapted by Russell Hughes], expertly directed and acted in a matter-of-fact style.
October 31, 2006
Definitely a chiller.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 24, 2006
By far the best of the '50s cycle of 'creature features.'
October 2, 2005
Who doesn't love a giant ant movie? Who?
| Original Score: 3/5
May 31, 2005
Sci-fi shocker is surprisingly timely
| Original Score: 4/5
August 31, 2002
After half a century it remains THE quintessential giant-bug picture.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
August 21, 2002
As giant insect movies go, this is the best
| Original Score: 4/5
August 16, 2002
'1954 classic represents the best of the Cold War radiation scare films'
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 14, 2002
Eeek! These ants could spoil any picnic!
| Original Score: 5/5
August 9, 2002
Classic B (or ant, in this case) flick.
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
One of the better sci-fi'ers to emerge from the 1950s.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
Decently budgeted and atmospheric, it's a sober accomplishment in a cycle that would quickly turn to self-parody.
October 8, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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