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We Are What We Are Review

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

  • 4.0
    69

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Guy Lodge

    That We Are What We Are steers just shy of silliness even at its most outrageous is in large part thanks to a committed cast of non-disposable character actors.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Pete Vonder Haar

    It isn't until the ending, which turns the squirm amplifier up to 11 and exceeded even my horrific expectations, that we finally see the story's potential realized.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Bill Stamets

    A family implodes with a biting commentary on patriarchy.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter David Rooney

    The film is that rare modern horror movie that doesn’t simply fabricate its scares with the standard bag of postproduction tricks. Instead it builds them via a bracing command of traditional suspense tools... This is polished film craft.

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