Critics Consensus

A twisted and bloody spoof on office life, Severance nicely balances comedy and nasty horror.



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An international arms dealer rewards his six-member sales division of corporate execs with a weekend team-building retreat in the mountains of Eastern Europe, where they encounter a renegade band of war-crazed soldiers seeking revenge.

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Andy Nyman
as Gordon
Sándor Boros
as Coach Driver
Levente Törköly
as Lodge Killer
János Oláh
as Flamethrower Killer
Attila Ferencz
as Head-Squish Killer
Béla Kasi
as Headbutt Killer
Roland Kollárszky
as Knife-In-Butt Killer
Péter Katona
as Stone Thrower Killer
Levente Lezsák
as Landmine Killer
Nick Greenall
as Big Gun Killer
Matt Baker (IV)
as Nose-Feratu
Steve Dawson
as Guard 1 In Harris' Story
John Frankish
as Dr John 'Victor' Frankish In Jill's Story
Johnnie Schinas
as Long-Haired Girl In Richard's Dream
Leon Macpherson
as Corporate Video Palisade Worker
Arnold Zarom
as Corporate Video Palisade Worker
Laura Bushell
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
John Cole
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Murray Golding
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Jamie Higgins
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Murray Higgins
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Leanne Lee
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Nerys Martin
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Stephanie Ratcliff
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
Cindi Svensson
as Corporate Video Office Blonde
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Critic Reviews for Severance

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Audience Reviews for Severance

  • Nov 22, 2017
    So much better than it should of been, It's just your typical Slasher film but with dark British humour which makes the film even better, Danny Dyer was great and very funny, It is predictable from start to finish as we know who's going to die next, It's gory, Nothing new but it's fun.
    Jamie C Super Reviewer
  • Mar 03, 2012
    Enjoyable horror film with a good cast, Severance is an interesting horror comedy that though bizarre is very well done. As a low-budget horror comedy outing, Severance is an impressive film that is original and lots of fun from start to finish. The film is not flawless of course, and the film at times struggles in delivering the material, however for the most part, director Christopher Smith delivers a fun film. I found the plot for this film to be very original, and that Christopher Smith was able to deliver good funny moments, and still have enough momentum to deliver shocking moments. Severance is a breath of fresh air in the horror genre. It's one of those rare gems that you need to watch if you're a Horror buff. In this one, its riddled with traditional Horror Clichés yet you don't seem to care because the film is so good and so much fun. If you haven't seen this film, do yourself a favour and watch, you'll be pleasantly surprised. Though it's not perfect, Severance is a good time and will definitely please fans of other recent horror comedies. This is a very well acted film with memorable moments and if you enjoy a bloody, gory good time, then this one is definitely worth your time. Christopher Smith is a good director and he directs yet another worthy film with this intriguing horror comedy.
    Alex r Super Reviewer
  • Dec 27, 2011
    The Office meets Deliverance. It's full of British humour, but it's very slow paced. I like the unpredictable story, totally rule breaking. Everyday office workers can be fighters too!!
    Sylvester K Super Reviewer
  • Nov 04, 2011
    Some employees of an international arms dealer go out into the Hungarian wildeness for a weekend company retreat, only to find themselves menaced by a group of militants who don't like having them around their territory in this modestly budgeted dark comedy/horror film from Christopher Smith, who also directed Black Death (with Sean Bean). The film takes the American slasher formula, and plays with it a bit by adding some wry British humor with a dark edge, as well as starting things off in medias res and not completely following convention. Overall, it's not too bad. It's not the best thing in the world, but it is pretty fun and entertaining. The cast seem to get along with each other quite well, and there's a great sense that this film isn't meant to be taken too seriously, and that it was probably really fun to make. The make up and effects are well done, and there's some pretty good kill scenes, though in the story department it's a little forgettable and could have been beefed up more. If you like quirky takes on genre movies, a la Shaun of the Dead, then you'll probably get some enjoyment out of this. It's a nice little take on a well worn genre.
    Chris W Super Reviewer

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