Extraterrestrial 2014

Critics score:
32 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Sara Stewart, New York Post: I kept holding out hope it would reveal itself as a parody in the 11th hour. Read more

Dennis Harvey, Variety: It's in the final act that the pic becomes more ambitious and interesting, though not quite enough to lift the whole from decent-time-filler status to something more inspired. Read more

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, AV Club: A movie of pure, undigested cliches, set to a generic pattern of jump scares and fake-outs. Read more

Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times: "Extraterrestrial" takes the well-worn concepts of space-creature marauders and doomed party-hearty cabin weekenders and opts to fling the litany of horror and sci-fi cliches at you in the manner of monkeys well armed with dung. Read more

Jordan Hoffman, New York Daily News: If aliens travel thousands of light-years to terrorize you, the least you can do is put them in an exciting movie. Read more

Andy Webster, New York Times: "Extraterrestrial" feels like a wish-fulfillment project; perhaps less self-indulgence was in order. Read more

Tom Huddleston, Time Out: When the lead actress is introduced with a leering close-up of her scantily clad backside, it's safe to say that character development was never a top priority. Read more

Alan Scherstuhl, Village Voice: Extraterrestrial might win you over in variety and execution - that's "execution" in both meanings, as the film improves markedly once its unappealing cast starts becoming chum for E.T.s. Read more