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  • Summary: Two teens begin to suspect that one of their neighbors is a serial killer. Are their suspicions merely the product of cabin fever and vivid imagination? Or have they unwittingly stumbled across a crime that could cost them their lives? (Paramount Pictures)
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  1. Positive: 19 out of 28
  2. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. 83
    The Breakfast Club meets Rear Window. The result should satisfy dating crowds from high school to night school.
  2. What Disturbia lacks in complexity, it makes up for in witty jokes, sneaky jolts and a timeless lesson: If you've got windows, someone's always watching.
  3. The bloody wrap-up isn't handled especially well, and I must confess that the most shocking thing about the movie was the casting of Carrie-Anne Moss as a suburban mom. I kept expecting her "Matrix" skills to show up in the final reel.
  4. Reviewed by: Justin Chang
    70
    Squirmingly fun suspenser that brings Alfred Hitchcock's "Rear Window" into the era of vidcams and cell phones, serving up hearty, youth-skewing portions of PG-13 violence and bikini-bait along the way.
  5. 63
    Instead of leaving you lamenting the lack of creativity and originality in the film industry, this modest, playful thriller puts you in a forgiving mood.
  6. Reviewed by: Robert Wilonsky
    60
    There's not one single bombshell dropped in Disturbia; everyone is exactly who you think they are and does exactly what you think they'll do precisely when you think they'll do it.
  7. Reviewed by: Dennis Lim
    40
    What the new movie lacks in craft, suspense and metaphoric richness it makes up for with, um, gadgets.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 50 out of 75
  2. Negative: 12 out of 75
  1. BrianM
    Mar 1, 2008
    10
    Brilliant film, but the tension could've been cranked up another couple of notches if it had been longer. Normally I'd give it an Brilliant film, but the tension could've been cranked up another couple of notches if it had been longer. Normally I'd give it an 8, but there's far too many people on here giving it ridiculously low scores, so I'll give it a high one. Collapse
  2. Jan 16, 2015
    9
    Um suspense de terror incrível Shia LaBeoulf é extraodinário. David Morse faz um ótimo psicopata. Super Envolvente uma simples prisãoUm suspense de terror incrível Shia LaBeoulf é extraodinário. David Morse faz um ótimo psicopata. Super Envolvente uma simples prisão domiciliar,acaba num pesadelo maior. Expand
  3. Nov 8, 2012
    8
    A dazzling scare dance that's sure to keep you on your toes.
  4. Oct 10, 2010
    7
    A good start for Shia LaBeouf. It has a relatively sow start but as the movie progresses on it gets to be way more chilling. And the ending,A good start for Shia LaBeouf. It has a relatively sow start but as the movie progresses on it gets to be way more chilling. And the ending, although the lighting is awful cause i couldn't see anything in that basement, was really well done. All in all, good movie. Not the best, but i enjoyed it. Expand
  5. JoeT.
    Jul 22, 2007
    6
    Just gradually loses its creative energy as the movie goes on, and falls on tired suspense genres clinches. By the end, it's a tired Just gradually loses its creative energy as the movie goes on, and falls on tired suspense genres clinches. By the end, it's a tired B-movie slasher flick. Too bad. The first 30 minutes or so had a lot going for it. Expand
  6. DWilly
    Apr 29, 2007
    5
    This would have gotten a 7 if the ending hadn't been so bad; an 8 if it had kept up with what it had going at the beginning... Alas. This would have gotten a 7 if the ending hadn't been so bad; an 8 if it had kept up with what it had going at the beginning... Alas. Still, this Shia kid is fun to watch as was the babe up until they pull the rug out from you and turn what was a thriller into a slasher. Expand
  7. PeterW.
    Mar 3, 2008
    0
    A predictable mash-up of Rear Windows and Silence of the Lambs.

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