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  • Summary: By day, nurse Abby Russell (Paz de la Huerta) lovingly attends to the patients at All Saints Memorial Hospital; by night, Abby prowls nightclubs, luring unfaithful men into dangerous liaisons. After Danni (Katrina Bowden), a young, sensitive nurse, joins the hospital staff, Abby pursues her friendship. But when the friendship turns to obsession, Danni spurns Abby, unleashing Abby’s fury and a rampage of terror. Collapse
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 7
  2. Negative: 4 out of 7
  1. Reviewed by: Peter Sobczynski
    Feb 7, 2014
    It is ridiculously lurid trash from start to finish and anyone trying to argue otherwise is as crazy as its central character. However, while its aim may be low throughout, it at least comes close to consistently hitting its targets.
  2. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    Feb 7, 2014
    Voyeurs, at least, will relish the opportunity to ogle, in 3D no less, the frequently unclothed star as well as the equally gorgeous Bowden, who spends much of the proceedings clad only in sexy underwear.
  3. Reviewed by: Scott Tobias
    Feb 7, 2014
    Co-writer/director Douglas Aarniokoski has a nasty little neo-noir thriller tucked into Nurse 3D, but he buries it in his all-chocolate-all-the-time conceptual sloppiness.
  4. Reviewed by: Neil Genzlinger
    Feb 6, 2014
    Nurse 3D isn’t nearly as fun as a movie about a homicidal, sex-obsessed, clothing-averse health care provider ought to be.
  5. Reviewed by: Chuck Wilson
    Feb 11, 2014
    If the onscreen serial killer isn't having fun, how can we?
  6. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    Feb 6, 2014
    Co-writer and director David Aarniokoski's clunky, crude blotch of prurience and bloodletting is too self-satisfied with its wink-wink naughtiness to be either fun-dumb or scary-sexy.
  7. Reviewed by: Ed Gonzalez
    Feb 1, 2014
    Rather than capture truly pained souls tangled in exuberant horror tropes, the filmmakers settle for retrograde anguish and warmed-over artistry.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
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  1. Apr 18, 2014
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. liked this one much more than I thought I would. Why would I watch it if I didn't think id like it so much? I always feel compelled to watch any new horror movie with any degree of hype. This one received a lot of attention leading up to its release and initial reviews were mixed. I thought they did a great job. The sexy nurse character has been referenced in film for ever and its surprising that it took until 2014 for a movie based on the character to surface and I think they did a great job. I believe they have created a character who could one day join the ranks of other horror icons. Paz de la Huerta is a different kind of actress and it takes a minute to get used to her style but after you do it makes her that more memorable. Its cool that she was in the movie Enter The Void which was one of the weirdest trips ive ever seen. She is obviously comfortable with nudity and the movie is sexy to the point of exploitation. They don't just settle for exploitation though (which would have been fine), instead they decide to make a pretty straight faced plot that has a few plot twists and a structure that has more depth than other movies of this type normally have. It seems very well written and has the cast to pull it off. Finally there is also a high gore factor which for me earns it mega bonus points and Huerta's nurse character is crazy as hell. I wouldn't be surprised if they find a way to make a sequel and turn this into a franchise. Nurse 3d hits on all marks and is hopefully the start to a welcomed addition to the horror genre! Expand
  2. Feb 12, 2014
    NURSE 3D is pure trash from beginning to end. I was kind of in heaven! Beautifully played by the very alluring Paz de la Huerta whose flat line readings and constant disrobing are simply perfect. If only NURSE were as good as she. la Huerta is sublime, subtle, and freaky, but as too usual for films like this, they suddenly get serious and rob the lead of all her potential fun. Still... a pretty cool flick on a rainy or snowy winter night. Expand
  3. Feb 10, 2014
    Νοσοκόμα παθαίνει ψύχωση με νεαρή συνάδελφο της...
    Nurse 3D λοιπόν ή αλλιώς του μουνιού το πανηγύρι! Νομίζω ότι αυτή είναι η κατάλληλη
    πρόταση για να χαρακτηρίσει κάποιος την αποθεωτική στάση του σκηνοθέτη Douglas Aarniokoski(The Day) στο σεξαπίλ των πρωταγωνιστριών του Paz de la Huerta και Katrina Bowden. Η μεν Paz de la Huerta καθ' όλη τη διάρκεια της ταινίας παρουσιάζεται είτε γυμνή είτε ημίγυμνη ενώ η Katrina Bowden μας προσφέρει δύο με τρεις πολύ καλές γυμνές εμφανίσεις. Όσοι καταφέρουν και ξεκολλήσουν το μυαλό τους από την ομολογουμένως υπερβολική δόση γυμνού θα παρακολουθήσουν μία ταινία με δανεισμένες horror ιδέες από άλλα φιλμ που στο σύνολο τους μας γνωρίζουν έναν πρωτοεμφανιζόμενο serial killer που ίσως μας απασχολήσει ξανά και στο μέλλον. Η Paz de la Huerta στο ρόλο της ψυχωτικής νοσοκόμας δεν τα πάει άσχημα ενώ η Katrina Bowden στο ρόλο του θύματος ομολογώ ότι λίγο με απογοήτευσε καθώς την περίμενα πιο πειστική. Expand

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