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The Dead Zone Reviews

November 22, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 29, 2007
while the episodic structure worked in the novel, it does not translate as well to film
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
November 11, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2006
Stephen King's name may be billed above the title, but The Dead Zone belongs firmly in the good company of the early auteurist "Masters of Horror" period of King adaptations.
October 11, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 28, 2006
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 15, 2006
Double-dippers wondering whether or not to take the plunge should just jump right on it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 4, 2004
David Cronenberg gives a more subdued approach than his usual fare by toning down some of the odd elements of his previous and present work to tell a straightforward intriguing story...
July 31, 2003
...musique formidable de Michael Kamen...
November 23, 2002
1983's The Dead Zone is director David Cronenberg's best film.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 11, 2002
| Original Score: 3.5/5
July 23, 2002
...this film takes on board not only the bare bones of the novel's story, but also its spirit.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 5, 2002
Still one of the best adaptations of any Stephen King thriller...
February 26, 2002
During the 80s you learned to lower your expectations of any Stephen King book that had been turned into a movie, particularly one by producer Dino De Laurentis. The one exception was the thrilling The Dead Zone...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 13, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
...this movie is easily the best of all King horror movies and also stands as one of Cronenberg's finest films.
January 1, 2000
The film affords Cronenberg a framework to be scary and visually exciting without launching into the surreal riffs that make his work fascinating but intimidating for some viewers.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
THE DEAD ZONE is one of the very best motion picture adaptations of a Stephen King horror work.