Metacritic Movie Ratings
Insidious: Chapter 2 Reviews

3.0

40

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times

    It offers a good dose of non-gory scares, tells a story of supernatural time travel that recalls elements of “Inception,” and pays homage to the genre Wan and Whannell love.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    The sequel's not bad; it's not slovenly. Some of the jolts are effectively staged and filmed, and Wan is getting better and better at figuring out what to do with the camera, and maneuvering actors within a shot for maximum suspense, while letting his design collaborators do the rest. But Leigh Whannell's script is a bit of a jumble.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJustin Lowe

    Setting aside the movie’s tediously lame dialogue, self-conscious performances and frequently predicable scares, the narrative’s compulsively shifting chronology intermittently manages to engage, although it does little to obscure the distracting shortcomings of both plot and character development.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    It is now weighed down by a second half that's equal parts incoherent, tedious, and repetitive.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    Insidious: Chapter 2 appears to be the sum of the unusable parts from James Wan's recent haunted house feature "The Conjuring."

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