The Woman

2011

The Woman

Critics Consensus

Strange, audacious, and aggressive, The Woman is an uneven horror flick that game viewers with a wildly bloody finale.

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Total Count: 50

56%

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User Ratings: 4,571
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Family man and lawyer Christoper Cleek (Sean Bridgers) must do what he can to protect his family when he comes into contact with a feral woman (Pollyana McIntosh) living in the woods near his isolated country home. Through a series of harrowing encounters Cleek and his family quickly discover there is more to this woman than anyone would suspect and that sometimes the devil wears a handsome face. -- (C) Official Site

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  • Sep 03, 2016
    All men are garbage and deserve to be eaten.
    Gimly M Super Reviewer
  • Aug 31, 2014
    So many thoughts - definitely not what I expected. Hated the father and son in this - just couldn't wait to see the wild woman get them. Very disturbing story about an outwardly perfect family and what daddy really does for kicks. Don't want to say more an ruin it for anyone.
    Nicki M Super Reviewer
  • Dec 31, 2012
    Director of the incredible May takes over this sequel to Jack Ketchum's Offspring. This film is much better, as it has a quirky humorous tone that exists throughout and adds to the shocking moments. The Woman sees the last survivor from Offspring captured by a small town lawyer who wishes to 'civilise' her. As you can imagine, he's a bit of a dick, and the question around who is truly 'civilised' is raised. Sean Bridges gives an excellent creepy turn as the father of the family, who can be all smiles and sunshines before hitting a woman. The idea of feminism and strength plays throughout, and we see the negative effect Bridgers actions have on his family, especially his son. At times the tone is something bizarre, which may put viewers off, but overall this is a wonderfully crafted little horror film that works as a disturbing fable.
    Luke B Super Reviewer
  • May 28, 2012
    Surprisingly good, offbeat, with unexpected developments. Kind of clever.
    Pamela D Super Reviewer

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