Metacritic Movie Ratings
Pulse Reviews



out of 100

Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    In this American remake of the spooky, more-atmospheric-than-coherent 2005 J-horror thriller, the ghosts blink and crackle into existence with an electromagnetic sputter, but really, they're not so different from the gauzy, see-through spirits of yesteryear.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterFrank Scheck

    A horror film dealing with the terrors lurking via our computers, cell phones and other electronic devices, Pulse isn't nearly as scary as watching your hard drive crash or having your BlackBerry conk out in the middle of a vital call.

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  • 25

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    It's not scary, it's not chilling, and it's not interesting.

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