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Silent Night Review

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1.5

Dave White Profile

You better watch out for pointless remakes. Read full review

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

  • 3.0
    53

    out of 100

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 50

    out of 100

    Variety Joe Leydon

    Trouble is, apart from some modestly inventive carnage and an undeniably humorous hambone turn by Malcolm McDowell, there's really nothing here to make genre fans dash through the snow (or maneuver through traffic) to megaplexes before the low-budget, high-concept Canadian production's Dec. 4 homevid release.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Remakes of '80s-era cult-favorite horror flicks seem to be all the rage these days. But they have to be better than this formulaic effort to replace the already not-so-great originals.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    This brisk reimagining of the 1984 slasher "Silent Night, Deadly Night" delivers the seasonal goods with admirable efficiency and not a little wit.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Gary Goldstein

    The movie's intended audience will likely be satisfied by its parade of gory mayhem, cheap thrills and groan-worthy dark humor. Everyone else: You're on your own.

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