Metacritic Movie Ratings
Insidious Reviews

3.0

52

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.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    A haunted-house movie that has some of the most shivery and indelible images I've seen in any horror film in decades. Yes, it's that unsettling.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Nicely acted by all and photographed in creepy, cold, under-lit tones.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterJohn DeFore

    Successful to a point (though seemingly unaware of the chuckles it produces in between shrieks), the movie has strong prospects with genre audiences but won't spawn a phenomenon resembling the filmmakers' previous franchise.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    It's far more annoying than frightening.

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