The Seventh Victim Reviews

August 13, 2018
The frame itself becomes an exotic carnivorous flower about to swallow the spectator.
October 20, 2012
Sweeps from beginning to end in a single clean, unhurried but unflagging, rush of narrative.
April 15, 2011
Endlessly gripping and endlessly fascinating.
April 1, 2010
October 22, 2009
the gauziest, maybe the most influential, surely the most underestimated, Lewton production.
November 15, 2007
Perhaps producer Val Lewton's most personal film, and certainly one of his greatest.
November 15, 2007
Even the occasional good performance can't offset this minor dualer.
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
What other movie opens with Satanism in Greenwich Village, twists into urban paranoia, and climaxes with a suicide?
October 18, 2005
It is clear that the film was designed to appeal to an intelligent film-going crowd out for a thrill as well as those just looking to get the bejeezus scared out of them.
October 15, 2005
It's a very well-made psychological thriller (before such a term even existed) filled with good performances.
July 6, 2005
August 21, 2002
Creepy classic horror
January 1, 2000
This is the greatest of producer Val Lewton's justly celebrated low-budget chillers.
January 1, 2000
There was also an eerie shower scene that predates Psycho's.