The Quiet Ones Reviews

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July 17, 2020
While the movie has all the feel of a classic Hammer production (old buildings, dark shadows, moody set pieces), the story never really has enough oomph.
December 14, 2019
Although there are some script holes and unanswered questions, and yes, some of the unavoidable horror tropes, at the end of the day, there's nothing quiet about The Quiet Ones. It screams frightening terror.
June 11, 2019
A solid, entertaining effort that suggests the freshly-risen corpse of Hammer Studios won't be returning to the crypt any time soon.
March 6, 2019
With its intelligent approach to its story, a solid cast, and just enough scares to keep the interest from flagging, The Quiet Ones is a worthy if slightly flawed entry into the Hammer canon.
February 28, 2019
A script crying for a horror backbone is frustratingly weak for the most part, its tedious jump-scares no substitute.
October 10, 2018
Something interesting could have manifested within The Quiet Ones, but the whole show turns out to be a generic but polished mediocrity.
August 30, 2018
As far as the aesthetics of the film, "The Quiet Ones" is marvelous.
August 13, 2018
A stylish and ably acted yet ultimately lacklustre psychological horror that's as predictable as it is almost entirely devoid of bona fide scares.
June 27, 2018
An unmitigated disaster...
May 23, 2018
The Quiet Ones doesn't work to earn any true terror from us.
April 12, 2018
A ballsy little number that decided to sit on the fence halfway through and revert back to the usual horror clichs we've become accustomed to over the years.
November 29, 2017
The Quiet Ones is a horror movie that knows how to make its audience squirm, alternating a creepy, unsettling quiet with explosive outbursts and gruesomely realistic violence.
June 6, 2016
This one floats right through the eyes, past the brain, and out the other side with little more than a whiff on the old neurons.
April 16, 2016
"The Quiet Ones" is elegant genre work, and Harris' performance is delightful - over the top, but delightful - his annunciation alone worth the price of admission.
August 23, 2015
Well-shot, well-acted and, well, kinda boring.
July 14, 2015
We get the prerequisite booga-booga, often visualized incoherently via grainy footage.
August 19, 2014
There is a lot to admire as the film embraces a pleasing brand of old-school chills over modern-day, pop-culture hipness.
August 18, 2014
With its many desperate attempts at scares and a completely lacking narrative, "The Quiet Ones" is a failure on just about every level.
June 28, 2014
Things certainly do go bump in the night--and the day and the morning and at just about every other possible moment that Pogue can toss in an amped-up sound effect to scare the pants off his hopefully susceptible viewers.
May 12, 2014
Jared Harris would have fit in nicely alongside Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee back in Hammer's heyday.
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