Deliver Us from Evil Reviews

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August 19, 2014
An impressively staged climactic exorcism compensates in part for the random, far-fetched storytelling that precedes it.
July 16, 2014
If you didn't know that Jerry Bruckheimer produced this movie, the boot prints on your eardrums would've clued you in.
July 7, 2014
Director Scott Derrickson and his co-writer, Paul Harris Boardman, deliver a routine procedural with unremarkable frights.
July 6, 2014
Director Scott Derrickson demonstrates a knack for atmosphere but little sense of pacing; some sequences are effectively spooky (particularly one set at the Bronx Zoo), though just as many feel uninspired.
July 3, 2014
It's time for Derrickson, who also directed The Exorcism of Emily Rose, to master a new ritual.
July 3, 2014
A surprisingly strong cast and solid direction make all the malarkey in this horror flick tolerable.
April 3, 2019
[Director Scott Derrickson] arrives well-equipped with an intuitive sense of genre-specific trickery, yet this heavily derivative psychological horror ultimately fails to add depth and character to a disappointing mélange of predictable jumps and scares.
April 2, 2019
Derrickson fails to convince us that his film is anything more than a run-of-the-mill creep show, but at the very least it delivers scares aplenty.
March 8, 2019
Deliver us from Evil offers too much of the same thing... may future horror films deliver us from the evils of repetitiveness.
February 1, 2019
Director Scott Derrickson... gets the mood right and builds some suspense. Unfortunately, it leads to a rather pedestrian finish that feels like reheated leftovers from much better films.
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