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  • Summary: Slither is an edgy blend of heart-stopping terror, wry humor and surprising humanity from genre-bending screenwriter James Gunn, whose "Dawn of the Dead" became one of 2004's most surprising hits. (Universal)
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  1. Positive: 24 out of 27
  2. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. 88
    If your idea of fun involves zombies, monstrous physical transformations and alien slugs bent on world domination, look no further than James Gunn's gleeful homage to all things gross and horrible actually makes good on the "horror comedy" label by being both flat-out creepy and darkly funny.
  2. Reviewed by: Joe Leydon
    80
    Slither begins briskly, gradually accelerates and eventually achieves a breakneck momentum that makes the wild ride even more exhilarating.
  3. 78
    Of course, Slither isn't for everyone, but if you've a yen for gallons of grue and a smart, sassy story to boot, you couldn't do better than Gunn's hellishly fun horror show.
  4. 70
    Slither is a gross, disgusting, but undeniably amusing treat laden with homages and in-jokes.
  5. Reviewed by: Matt Singer
    70
    Gunn doesn't reinvent the wheel but he does tighten its spokes a bit with some terrifying sequences and a witty, deadpan screenplay, and he leaves the audience hungry--for "Slither 2."
  6. Gunn maintains the ideal glib pitch for most of the picture, flirting with camp but never hanging around it long enough to water down the squirm-inducing stuff.
  7. Reviewed by: Don R. Lewis
    40
    B movies are fun because they're rinky dink. I got the joke and just didn't like the joke even though I respect Gunn for doing what he wanted to do.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 41
  2. Negative: 8 out of 41
  1. May 18, 2013
    10
    Slither was so much better than I expected.
    Soooooo gory oh my god!
    I really love this movie cause it's very disgusting. I can
    Slither was so much better than I expected.
    Soooooo gory oh my god!
    I really love this movie cause it's very disgusting.
    I can unsderstand why some people don't like this movie...
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  2. NashY.
    Mar 30, 2006
    10
    Best movie of the year, bar none! Funny and scary and fantastic!
  3. LisaH.
    Apr 18, 2006
    9
    This movie was fun with a capital "F". I would recommend it to anyone who loves a good "tongue in cheek" kind of a movie, which are truly This movie was fun with a capital "F". I would recommend it to anyone who loves a good "tongue in cheek" kind of a movie, which are truly hard to find. Thank you Gunn for a good time. Expand
  4. Sep 2, 2014
    8
    "Slither" is a great modern day monster flick. It's a bit too similar to "Shivers" and "Night of the Creeps", which is my biggest problem."Slither" is a great modern day monster flick. It's a bit too similar to "Shivers" and "Night of the Creeps", which is my biggest problem. Despite that flaw, it's disgusting, funny, well acted, and extremely entertaining. Expand
  5. Mar 10, 2014
    7
    Funny, campy and just plain fun. Slither isn't particularly innovative but it is extremely entertaining. The entire cast does a fine job. TheFunny, campy and just plain fun. Slither isn't particularly innovative but it is extremely entertaining. The entire cast does a fine job. The true thing that can be said about this movie is that it actually knows how to be funny and be a monster movie. Expand
  6. Ryencoke
    Apr 3, 2006
    4
    I'm not sure why everyone is giving this movie such good reviews. It really wasn't that good. The first half was just boring. The I'm not sure why everyone is giving this movie such good reviews. It really wasn't that good. The first half was just boring. The second half got okay, but nothing special. It was not worth the $10, maybe cheap theater or rental. It was fairly lame... Also, everyone is saying how gory it was, it wasn't gory at all. If you want gore watch something else, like Hostel (Although that wasn't really gory), or even Evil Dead 2. Expand
  7. KyleR.
    Apr 2, 2006
    0
    Worst movie i have ever seen...too bad you cant get refunds for movies.

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