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The Last Exorcism Reviews



out of 100

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Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    For a while, The Last Exorcism shrewdly exploits our voyeurism, as it sustains the teasing question of whether there's actually anything supernatural going on. The payoff, however, isn't scary enough.

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  • 63

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    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    This supernatural yarn is thoroughly engrossing until it loses its way about three-quarters in. It's as if the filmmakers didn't know how to resolve the mayhem, opting for silly over diabolical.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterMichael Rechtshaffen

    A backwoods psychological thriller delivered faux-documentary-style, with mixed results.

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