Dr. Giggles Reviews

December 4, 2018
At this late date, the rules of the adolescent slice-'n'-dice genre have codified into ritual (teens + sex = death), suggesting that those who rent this may have bigger problems than just bad taste.
December 4, 2018
The doctor's incessant giggling is supposed to represent the outlet of childhood psychological trauma, but don't expect Dr. Giggles to give Drake's performance a sympathetic or tragic dimension.
December 4, 2018
Dr. Giggles is one horror comedy that actually is laugh-out-loud funny, a fast and frequently hilarious collision of gore and gags, and a tour de force of smart, sophisticated exploitation filmmaking.
December 4, 2018
Though Coto demonstrates a fairly sophisticated film school technique, he is interested in his characters only as stick figures to be marched through a mechanical plot. There's no emotional connection, and without that, there can be no real suspense.
March 26, 2009
Boasting a strong central performance in the title role by Larry Drake, picture is aimed at the low end of the shock audience. More care in scripting and fewer cheap yucks could have resulted in a viable new paranoid horror myth.
May 20, 2003
The screenplay is stitched together from variations on cliches used by or about the medical community.
January 1, 2000
Dr. Giggles feels more like a formula for box office grosses than a prescription for terror. It's also clearly in need of a laugh-support system.