Atom User Reviews for The Wretched

3.5 out of 5
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It was a pretty good horror movie. Pretty typical but entertaining and that is the whole point of movies. It originally premiered July 2019 and just appeared in some theaters since there are no other new movies to show since COVID-19 quarantine.

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Steve R
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#justokay
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Mark L
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#cliché
#snoozefest
#predictable
#slow
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joel L
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#surprising
#actionpacked
#creepy
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Marci B
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Justin B
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#intense
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Ashley T

Metacritic

79
May 7, 2020

It’s an honest to goodness real movie with a mind of its own; practical FX work and creature design help, too, as essential to what distinguishes The Wretched from its influences as the Pierce brothers’ writing.

Andrew Crump
Paste Magazine
70
May 6, 2020

The Wretched's endeavor to meld a junior mystery with some pretty extreme horror works more than it doesn't, but ultimately neither side of this narrative coin gets explored as much as it should. Despite this, as a well shot and admirably executed thriller, it's a good entry into the catalogue of on-the-cheap scares.

Metacritic review by Matt Fowler
Matt Fowler
IGN
70
Apr 21, 2020

There's enough solid internal logic mixed in with the murky ambiguities to keep The Wretched far more compelling than its generic title might suggest. The filmmakers are working to a formula, but they definitely have fun with it, which is contagious.

Metacritic review by David Rooney
David Rooney
The Hollywood Reporter