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Screamers Reviews

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June 8, 2020
The cheap B-movie version of better sci-fi movies, with a few things about it to like and a lot of things you just have to tolerate
May 30, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
It's not exactly a bad movie; it's made with a certain imagination and intelligence. But its future is so grungy and grim it makes our current mess look like Utopia.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 25, 2020
The ensuing Darwinian struggle combines space opera skirmishes and Cold War paranoia - although the characters' dialogue involves the kind of tough guy/gal posturing overfamiliar from the sort of '80s action movie this was in fact supposed to be.
June 24, 2006
The design and effects teams have lent scale and impact to the futuristic locations and sets. If only Duguay's flashy, aimless direction had succeeded in filling these barren wastes and antiseptic interiors with something resembling human life.
January 1, 2000
Screamers is inundated with movie cliches, stock characters, stolen premises and scenes that just don't make sense.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
A pile of recycled space junk, it alienates even while flinging body parts into the audience's yawning faces.
January 1, 2000
In its last minutes Screamers becomes the last thing it intends to be -- laughable.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
February 13, 2001
There's nothing exhilarating or enjoyable in any of this.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 20, 2003
Until it succumbs to one cliche too many, Screamers, which was directed by Christian Duguay, does an efficient job of generating a stomach-knotting tension.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 10, 2019
Director Christian Duguay kicks Screamers off with a comically dense information scroll that immediately establishes an atmosphere of confusion...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
April 9, 2003
Sacrifices last traces of plausibility and common sense for the sake of "surprise" twist that any experienced viewer could have predicted ages ago.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/10
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
July 5, 2008
not as cool as it could be
| Original Score: 2.5/5
February 5, 2019
Plodding treatment of an interesting storyline.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The movie ends with a weak gimmick, and leaves you with the feeling that it could have done better had it had more trust in itself and its own concepts.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 12, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Might just as well have gone straight to video instead of movie-theater screens, since it is every bit as cheesy, underdeveloped and gore-filled as the tape-rentals that fill sci-fi/horror shelves monthly.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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