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Year
1982
Runtime
114 min.
Director
Tobe Hooper
Genre
Horror
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
56,954
Checks
24,268
Favs
813
Dislikes
161
Favs/checks
3.4% (1:30)
Favs/dislikes
5:1
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  1. SkilledLunatic's avatar

    SkilledLunatic

    Notes about this movie:
    1- Epilepsy
    2- Terribly inept parents
    3- Looney Tunes Ghosts
    4- Creepy Blonde Kid
    5- Creepy Clown
    6- Creepy Tree
    7- More Epilepsy
    8- Not Scary but Fun
    9- NOBODY WOULD SLEEP IN THAT HOUSE AGAIN
    10- Everybody expects the TV to turn on the whole time at the end.
    7/10
    4 years 6 months ago
  2. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    It has its moments but it's clearly more Spielberg than Hooper, for better or worse. 3 years 3 months ago
  3. Princess_Of_Snails's avatar

    Princess_Of_Snails

    I'm certainly not an expert on cinematography, but even I noticed a fair number of flaws in the movie. Still, I can certainly see how it was great for its time and how it's become so iconic. It's definitely superior to many of the horror movies of recent years. 2 years 5 months ago
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