Metacritic Movie Ratings
Deliver Us From Evil Reviews

5.0

86

out of 100

Metascore®
Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Brilliant and psychologically transfixing documentary.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Deliver Us From Evil is so horrifying it makes "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" look like a walk in the park.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Deliver Us From Evil has a few things wrong with it, including an egregious musical score, but without resorting to sucker punches, it takes your breath away while making your skin crawl.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterSheri Linden

    With an immediacy and intimacy that news reports can't provide, this deeply affecting documentary explores the pedophile crisis that has shaken the edifice of the Catholic Church.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    Deliver Us From Evil has its flaws. Certain passages are diffuse, others are argumentative, and there's a discomfiting staginess to the climax... Yet the film's concern for the victims, and their families, is one of its strengths.

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