Metascore
33

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 11
  2. Negative: 5 out of 11
Watch On
  1. 38
    It stands alongside this year's other werewolf disaster, "Blood and Chocolate," in illustrating why the moon should set on the werewolf movie.
  2. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    38
    Watching the movie is a little like picking up issue #42 of a comic book after you've skipped the first 41: There's an entire back story mythos hovering in the background like a phantom limb.
  3. A thoroughly undistinguished addition to a genre that probably reached its peak a quarter-century ago with "An American Werewolf in London."
  4. Yawningly directed by Jim Isaac, Skinwalkers is a slavering mess that buries its clunky addiction metaphor beneath a welter of genre clich├ęs, all delivered in extra-slow motion.
  5. 11
    Shapeshifters-lite. Fangs but no fangs.
User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 1 out of 1
  1. Mar 23, 2012
    3
    It is very important that I write that this gets a 3 in terms of films. By that I mean that it is a horrible movie when compared to actualIt is very important that I write that this gets a 3 in terms of films. By that I mean that it is a horrible movie when compared to actual legitimate movies. However in terms of bad movies that are fun to watch and make fun of then this is a 7 or 8. This movie is hysterical and has so many doofy things in it that it makes a great bad movie night movie. If you love watching movies in the spirit of MST3K then check this out. If you are a serious person then stay away. Full Review »