The Victim Reviews

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August 24, 2012
Dreadfully paced, with the shoddy acting of everyone but Biehn magnified to punishing degrees in talky, lengthy, predictable scenes.
August 23, 2012
Labeling a film grind house doesn't excuse soap-opera emoting and laughable dialogue.
August 23, 2012
This is the kind of junky, hard-to-watch thriller that apologists claim is part of a long line of tough, grindhouse-style thrillers, but which is actually just amateurish gristle.
August 21, 2012
It is dreary to envisage the viewer who could become emotionally involved in The Victim ...
August 23, 2018
There are moments where it appears Biehn hasn't watched a film that was made after the 1980s to inform him of how things have changed.
August 21, 2018
It is never a good sign when the director is not in on the joke.
November 1, 2012
Extra helpings of off-kilter and off-key melodrama sink Michael Biehn's bewildering directorial debut, the nasty little down-and-dirty thriller The Victim.
October 4, 2012
While it pains me to say unkind things about an actor I admire, I don't think Michael Biehn is destined to be a director.
September 20, 2012
The Victim is a film that will most likely be ignored by those who can't handle the explicit yet chilling prologue, but those who can survive it are in for an unexpectedly amusing sleazefest.
September 20, 2012
The Victim is a labor of love, and despite the thin narrative and low-budget shortcomings, the film makes for an interesting midnight movie. It's a bit light on humor, sans the film's amusing finale, but there's just enough here to keep genre fans smiling.
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