Hatchet

Metascore
57

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
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  1. Hatchet is further evidence of the decline of Western civilization.
  2. 50
    Director Adam Green's genuine affection for the genre helps make Hatchet a cut above average.
  3. Horror without suspense is like sex without love: you can appreciate the technicalities, but ultimately there’s no reason to care.
  4. Reviewed by: Justin Chang
    50
    Joel David Moore leads a cast full of token minorities and bickering bimbos, whom writer-helmer Adam Green dispatches with knowing glee and an obvious love for genre conventions that almost overcomes the derivative scripting.
  5. Reviewed by: Michael Ordona
    40
    Even after appropriately lowering expectations, it's kind to call this one a cut below.
User Score
8.1

Universal acclaim- based on 56 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 12
  3. Negative: 2 out of 12
  1. Aug 5, 2014
    7
    This graphic slasher flick brings a lot of campy acting from It's cast and a strange creation from It's director, Hatchet just manages to makeThis graphic slasher flick brings a lot of campy acting from It's cast and a strange creation from It's director, Hatchet just manages to make it as a decent horror film. Full Review »
  2. Jun 21, 2013
    10
    This film is charming and something new in horror movies, is not the same like others movies. Is scary with a strong plot and excellentThis film is charming and something new in horror movies, is not the same like others movies. Is scary with a strong plot and excellent performances in this film. Full Review »
  3. Jun 16, 2013
    9
    Honestly, I thought it would be scarier, but unlike any slasher films, Hatchet delivers a funny creepy time, with great gore, and interestingHonestly, I thought it would be scarier, but unlike any slasher films, Hatchet delivers a funny creepy time, with great gore, and interesting story, although the characters make stupid decisions sometimes, and the movie doesn't takes it self seriously, it is still good and powerful! Full Review »