Head Count

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Newcomer Evan joins a group of teens on a getaway in Joshua Tree. While exchanging ghost stories around the campfire, Evan reads aloud a mysterious chant from an internet site. From that moment, someone--or something--is among them. As unsettling, inexplicable events become more frequent, Evan realizes this summoned shape-shifting creature is targeting them to fulfill a deadly ritual.

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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

  • Favoring psychological chills over blood-soaked mayhem, Callahan's impressively crafted debut nods to recent horror classics while displaying an eminently distinctive vision of its own.

    Jun 15, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Once the Hisje begins working its way through these kids - needing to take five souls before it can be satisfied - "Head Count" becomes a solidly made, often quite scary horror picture.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Full Review…
  • It's an admirably disciplined film with committed performances by actors playing characters more complicated than the usual horror casualty list.

    Jun 12, 2019 | Full Review…

    Dennis Harvey

    Variety
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  • Head Count could have been a generic and familiar supernatural horror, but writer Michael Nader and director Elle Callahan do an exceptional job of fleshing out the main characters and crafting smart, unsettling scares.

    Jun 17, 2019 | Full Review…
  • While Head Count shows potential and has some really good high level thoughts, there's just not enough scares to bring the film to life in a meaningful way.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Not quite the head trip it purports to be, Head Count is more likely to have you counting minutes until it's over.

    Jun 14, 2019 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

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