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Silent Hill Review

Movies.com Critics

2.5

Dave White Profile

… like a two-hour Marilyn Manson video. Read full review

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

  • 2.0
    30

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 20

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Ray Bennett

    Witless, soulless and joyless, it displays its video game origins throughout.

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  • 33

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    A few of the images are startling, but as Radha Mitchell (a good actress) wanders through a ghost town, searching for her lost daughter as though she was touring an abandoned movie set, Silent Hill is mostly paralyzing in its vagueness.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Although I did not understand the story, I would have appreciated a great deal less explanation. All through the movie, characters are pausing in order to offer arcane back-stories and historical perspectives and metaphysical insights and occult orientations. They talk and talk and somehow their words do not light up any synapses in my brain.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    It packs in a few scary moments and offers a nicely ambiguous conclusion. In Silent Hill, atmosphere trumps storyline.

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