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Year
1982
Runtime
114 min.
Director
Tobe Hooper
Genres
Thriller, Horror
Rating *
7.3
Votes *
56,954
Checks
25,843
Favs
899
Dislikes
163
Favs/checks
3.5% (1:29)
Favs/dislikes
6:1
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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
    7 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. 6 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. 5 years 5 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #31 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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  2. This movie ranks #84 in AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills
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  3. This movie ranks #187 in Emma Beare's 501 Must-See Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #423 in Box Office Mojo's All Time Adjusted Box Office
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  5. This movie ranks #678 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #688 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #709 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  8. This movie ranks #858 in David Thomson's Have You Seen?
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