Urban Legend (1998)
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Critic Reviews for Urban Legend
Like Frankenstein's monster before the lightning strikes, it's all recycled cold flesh and bolts, without a twitch of originality.
A low-voltage drive-in movie, made strictly by the book.
It's just a weary sigh over how Scream's juicy archness has already turned into boilerplate.
Can we please declare a moratorium on Scream rip-offs?
Audience Reviews for Urban Legend
One of my fave teen horror films, very cool idea for the plot.
Another Scream rip-off, Urban Legends tends to navigate the same uninspired waters as many of the "teen" horror films of the late 1990's. Thankfully it's a forgettable film that doesn't do anything to raise the stakes in the Horror genre. This is a poorly made film with awful acting, a terrible plot, directing and cheap scares. The film is pointless and does nothing to thrill its audience. The film insults the viewer for which the movie was intended for by not challenging their thoughts hard enough. What was great about the old horror films was that, there was always a great amount of suspense, shocks and jolts. Something that's significantly absent from these types of films. The film fails because the material that's presented on screen is uninspired, often boring. This is a stupid film that's a wasted opportunity because it actually did have an interesting idea for a slasher film. However that failed. The result is a forgettable "horror" film that has definitely NOT stood the test the test of time, and since the release of this film, there's been far better horror films this film is one of the worst the Horror genre has ever produced. Avoid.
Scary at times but a little boring.
Urban Legend Quotes
|Brenda:||(at the very end of the movie; in a student circle conversation) - Okay listen up guys...'cause this is how the story...really goes!|
|Brenda:||(at the very end of the movie; in a student circle conversation) Okay listen up guys, 'cause this is how the story really goes!|
|Damon:||I'll see you two in class tomorrow.|
|Brenda:||Sh*t! Bullet through the head. Not exactly an urban legend, but in the essence of time.|
|Brenda:||Oh, great...Rent-A-Cop to the rescue.|
|Brenda:||Oh, great. Rent-A-Cop to the rescue.|