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Let the Right One In Review

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

  • 5.0
    82

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    This is one of the real finds of 2008.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    If random arty blood thrills are your cup of fear, perhaps you'll enjoy Let the Right One In, a Swedish head-scratcher that has a few creepy images but very little holding them together.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A moody adaptation of the Swedish best-seller about a fateful mortal-vampire romance, Let the Right One In is atypically literate and unexpectedly affecting suspense fare. Complex characters, ominous situations fraught with mortality and the recklessness of youthful ardor create a tense and subtly shaded narrative.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A remarkably fine and genuinely frightening movie about a teenage vampire.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The young actors are powerful in draining roles. We care for them more than they care for themselves. Alfredson's palette is so drained of warm colors that even fresh blood is black.

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