Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Quiet Ones Reviews

3.0

41

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.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety

    The 1970s setting offers a retro feel that should strike appealing chords for fans of old-school horror, but there’s little here that’s exactly new or fresh.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York TimesManohla Dargis

    There are nice touches... Yet many of the movie’s more nominally horrific elements are too familiar.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterStephen Dalton

    The film relies on high production values and sense-battering shock tactics to make up for wooden performances and an illogical, silly script. As an exercise in retro pastiche, it impresses. But as a postmodern genre reinvention, it fails to deliver.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    Los Angeles TimesRobert Abele

    It's a junky, unscary genre piece with a misleading title, because director and co-writer John Pogue jacks up the decibels so often to manufacture frights that you fear a punctured eardrum more than anything else.

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