Atom User Reviews for Old

3.5 out of 5
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#original
#clever
#creepy
#intense
#surprising
#justokay
#notmyfave
#boring
#greatcast
#slow
#mustsee
#smart
#predictable
#great
#heartpounding
#snoozefest
#datenight
#seeingitagain
#lol
#greatvisualfx
Verified Review

Trailer was everything… just watch that

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Anya G
Verified Review
#boring

Got old real fast!

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Cheryl A
Verified Review

The idea of the movie was interesting, but the payoff was dismal. A lot of the movie was spent following a group of disoriented people yelling at each other. Also, a lot of the dialogue and transitions were clunky. In terms of M. Night’s movies it’s slightly better than The Happening, but nowhere near as good as Split.

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Vanessa E
Verified Review
#terrifying
#intense
#original
#creepy

The most original idea i’ve ever seen in years. Horrifyingly suspenseful. Great twist. 9/10 would recommend!

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Erika A
Verified Review
#garbage
#cheesy
#corny

Movie lacked an actual story line, actors were terrible, cheesy corny lines that nobody would say, camera work was shoddy and can make anyone frustrated. Don’t see this movie just wait for it to hit Netflix. Horrible waste of time movie.

FH
Francisco H
Verified Review

You know it's M. Knight...

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George B
Verified Review
#hilarious
#lol

Unintentionally Hilarious

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Matthew A
Verified Review

Would not waste your time watching this it sucked

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Dalton S
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#original
#lol

It's an M. Night Shyamalan movie, so go in expecting it to be a little silly. The acting isn't the best and there are lots of inconsistencies in the aging concept so that they could keep a certain actress for as long as humanly possible. He always has interesting ideas, but the ends of his movies usually ruin it for me. This ending want a total flop for me, so I was pleasantly surprised. I'd watch it again. At least it's original, which is more than I can say for most of the plug-and-play action junk big production companies put out.

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Cecy N
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#snoozefest
#notmyfave
#creepy
#boring

I usually hate when people fall asleep during movies. My GF fell asleep and I was okay with it. Later joined her. Acting sucked too btw.

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Carlos P
Verified Review
#original
#creepy
#surprising
#clever

Clever and amazing film

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Simon R
Verified Review

Disappointing :(

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Cassi S
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#original
#clever
#surprising

I thought the movie was very original and clever. I would watch this again.

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Shaquanna K
Verified Review

After watching you don't really know what to say about it. It certainly wasn't good, but it wasn't horrible either. It was something.

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Shannon F
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#justokay
#original
#notmyfave

It’s a movie that keeps you in your seat to see how it all ends, but the camera work was horrible and things just happened so fast there was so suspense or build up!

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Moe N
Verified Review
#predictable
#original
#slow

The railer covers most of it

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Andreas G
Verified Review
#slow

worst m.night movie ever

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Diana R
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#surprising

I never expected it to end the way it did... Very shocking!!!

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Lisa R
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#clever
#surprising
#creepy

The concept of the movie was wild, it was a good watch!

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Ahmed D
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#clever
#surprising
#original

So many twists.

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Eduardo U
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#original
#intense
#creepy
#greatcast

What was everyone else that gave it 1 star expecting? Have seen all of his movies since Sixth Sense and no one makes a movie like him. A rocky last few years but he is back.

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Van I
Verified Review

Why is it so boring M. Night why...

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Kaul Y
Verified Review
#intense

It was good but chose to go both dark and tied with a neat ending at the same time. Not sure how I felt about that.

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Derek K
Verified Review
#justokay
#notmyfave

Bad acting

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Pierre B
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#clever
#original
#creepy
#intense
#surprising
#greatcast

I usually love original ideas, this was one of them. Didn't love the ending. but for the most part, I enjoyed it and so did my family.

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Christian T
Verified Review
#original
#intense
#clever

Probably one of his better movies, but as usual the ending or "twist" was a bit lacking but no where near as bad as like The Village was. I wouldn't skip it, it was a good movie overall

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Ralph D
Verified Review

the were acting like 1st time actors; I didn't care for how the director kept spinning the camera & showing them 2 close.

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Mocha K
Verified Review
#seeingitagain
#intense
#greatvisualfx
#smart
#indiehit
#clever
#greatcast

So interesting…

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Sagar P
Verified Review

The movie was up and down. It started off good and then just got boring and weird in the middle of the movie. The last 10 minutes of the movie was good explaining everything that’s going on.

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Roy A
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#original
#surprising

Ending just kinda stops.

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Eric G
Verified Review
#justokay

Many loose ends. No closure. Slow and predictable at times. Not the best acting from big names either.

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Juan C. V
Verified Review
#sucksballs

this movie sucks balls

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Mitchell F
Verified Review
#boring

Movie is corny! One of worst movies I've seen in years. Two hours of my life I'll never get back. Definitely wouldn't recommend it. I rather watch paint dry..

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Ulysses B
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#predictable
#notmyfave
#cliché
#lol

A great story with a horrible screenplay and mostly bad acting. The dialogue was laughable. Only a few genuinely touching and horrific moments, but this movie treats the audience like they are dumb.

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Brendan G
Verified Review

one of M. Nights best

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John Klaudio M
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#creepy
#mustsee
#leavekidsathome

Shyamalan tries something different here but it ends in lackluster fashion. Still a great director, but needs a better writer for his stories.

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Jorge P
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#justokay

There wasn’t any suspense. The camera angles were weird, especially when it came to the kids.

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Lukas I
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#surprising
#clever
#original
#heartpounding
#terrifying
#greatcast
#smart
#intense

Great movie. M. Night Shimalayan’s best movie since “Sixth Sense”.

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Barry E
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#intense
#creepy
#surprising
#clever

Great movie must watch

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Louis M
Verified Review
#surprising

good movie

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Israel R
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This was crap.

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Alex P
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#original
#notmyfave
#snoozefest
#boring
#slow

The cast lacks chemistry or any acting skills, which honestly ruined what could have been easily been a salvageable movie if recast was preformed for the main character’s. There was such a disconnect with the audience and the main family that you were driven mad to wanting to see them fail to leave the beach to save humanity from the possibility of having spread it to the rest of us. This story was rich and honestly would have been saved in the casting wasn’t lazily put together thinking that the beautiful beach scenery could save it- random panning does not save the plot. The story for the kids really sickened me. Aging is one thing but really thinking that the kids vocabulary and sense of self without confusion of being, really took this story to another level of laziness in the writing. I cannot write more on this film’s every aspect due to respect for my time and yours just don’t watch.

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crystal C
Verified Review

It was ok. Not something I would watch again

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Jena C
Verified Review

the story was good but the camera shots was not good at all

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gregory G
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#justokay

i did like the theme and where the story was going but the twist....very stupid ending boring but its M. Night Shyamalan idk why i expected something better

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Mande M
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#snoozefest
#notmyfave
#boring
#slow

“Boring with stupid dialogue” is the best way to describe this movie. It’s like he had an idea for a movie and cast the picture then the Friday before filming said to himself “well I guess I better write a script now”.

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Shawn M
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#notmyfave
#boring
#cliché
#snoozefest

Ladies and gentlemen you can skip this one! Not very good at all, acting is overdone, and the story is mediocre. Sorry

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Lori H
Verified Review

Very intriguing concept. Absolutely beautiful imagery filled with powerful close ups. The story seemed to lag in the beginning but came together beautifully in the end. This is easily one of his top 5 greatest films.

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Dallin D
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#horrible
#awful

Really bad movie, not worth it.

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Chad B
Verified Review

different storyline but similar plot to something else I've seen not that long ago. it kept me entertained but I felt the ending was rushed. in fact ..the whole movie felt rushed

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Susan F

Metacritic

30
Jul 26, 2021

The actors do what they can, but even the talent assembled here can’t help getting swallowed up in the Shyamalan vortex of nonsense.

Metacritic review by Alex Saveliev
Alex Saveliev
Film Threat
50
Jul 22, 2021

Viewers who can take it at face value may find a chill or two here, but ultimately Old can’t escape the goofiness of its premise long enough to put its more poetic possibilities across successfully.

Metacritic review by John DeFore
John DeFore
The Hollywood Reporter
50
Jul 22, 2021

More frustrating than nerve-wracking, Old is hampered by its one-dimensional characterisations within an intriguing set-up.

Tim Grierson
Screen Daily