The Orphanage - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Orphanage Reviews

April 26, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 2, 2009
Decent old-school ghost story, Spanish-style.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
July 2, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 8, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: A-
May 3, 2008
... the film revels in spooky scares and goose-pimply eeriness but is grounded in a human drama of loss and sacrifice.
April 23, 2008
THE ORPHANAGE is a throwback horror film to old school haunted house and ghost films from the past. It is a bone-chilling, super scary ghost story using psychological scares and atmosphere to scare the beejebus out of you instead of CGI special effects th
| Original Score: B+
April 18, 2008
An unnerving meditation on loss of innocence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 18, 2008
Uno, dos, tres, throw this shamelessly derivative and inhumane freak show in the trash%u2014no matter how intensely its image and sound may deceive.
April 18, 2008
...the movie is more than a spine tingler; it's an adept psychological study of a mother's loss. (Blu-ray Edition)
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 16, 2008
Instantly adoptable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 16, 2008
While it's not quite the masterpiece that some have made it out to be, it's a sold horror movie which can be placed beside some of the classics of the genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 16, 2008
A visually charged but psychologically hollow occult offering and horror rehash along the lines of, I see dead orphans.