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Event Horizon Review

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

  • 2.0
    35

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The screenplay creates a sense of foreboding and afterboding, but no actual boding.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Half of what's going on is never explained, and what is explained, doesn't make much sense. And that's just the beginning of the problems encountered in director Paul Anderson's ("Mortal Kombat") poorly executed endeavor.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    It has been said that no one sees a movie for the sets, yet an exception might be made here for Horizon's visually staggering production design -- truly an event itself. The story, though, is such a transparent variation on the Alien ouevre that your tolerance may hinge on how much you can shrug this off. [15Aug1997 Pg03.D]

  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Event Horizon could have used a decent script, but the director, Paul Anderson, is a stylist to watch.

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