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Alone in the Dark Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 1.0

    out of 100

    Overwhelming dislike
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Scott Brown

    Far be it from me to dismiss a man's effort (Uwe Boll) in a sentence, but the film on your teeth after a three-day drunk possesses more cinematic value.

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  • 10

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Michael Rechtshaffen

    One of those rare instances of a movie being so bad ... it's still really bad.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    That this bit of pustulence is based on a video game of the same name is no surprise. It explains the thin plot, characters and abundant gunplay.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

not for kids

Stupid horror movie based on an Atari game.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this is a horror film with constant, intense, graphic violence. Many characters are killed in a wide variety of creative manners, including being impaled. There are monsters and other grisly images. Characters use some strong language and there is a moderately explicit sexual situation.

  • Families can talk about the "greatest good for the greatest number" approach taken by Hudgens.

The good stuff
  • message true0

    Messages: Not an issue

What to watch for
  • violence false5

    Violence: Intense and graphic violence.

  • sex false3

    Sex: Sexual situation, no nudity.

  • language false3

    Language: Some strong language.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false3

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Smoking.