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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. Caruso, a very visual director, serves up some surprises and scares, and he's paced his movie briskly. You're out of this disturbing suburbia before you know it, shaken and even stirred.
  3. 75
    Cool stuff. Cool movie.
  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
    Does so many things right that it's a shame to see it sink into horror-movie cliches.
  6. The most disturbious part of Disturbia is how engaging this teenage thriller manages to be, even though it's a shameless rip-off of "Rear Window."
  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: 48 out of 73
  2. Negative: 12 out of 73
  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. Expand
  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. Karly
    Aug 17, 2007
    7
    I liked this movie although the ending left me a little disappointed.
  5. WilT.
    Apr 19, 2007
    6
    A decent movie, don't expect anything earth shattering, but it's interesting and kept me entertained. Though I should point out, A decent movie, don't expect anything earth shattering, but it's interesting and kept me entertained. Though I should point out, it's not a "horror" movie per say, but more like a drama/thriller. One quick thing to note is that if you don't like unrealistic movies, then don't watch this one, because this whole drama could have been avoided had the protagonist just called the police like any normal person. Expand
  6. Rev.R.
    Apr 27, 2007
    5
    Our rich vocabulary allows a pithy description of the first hour: slow! However, moving into the latter third of the film we are enlightened. Our rich vocabulary allows a pithy description of the first hour: slow! However, moving into the latter third of the film we are enlightened. We discover that Hitchcock was a master of terror, as this remake of Rear Window pales in comparison. Expand
  7. PeterW.
    Mar 3, 2008
    0
    A predictable mash-up of Rear Windows and Silence of the Lambs.

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