Metascore
34

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 10
  2. Negative: 3 out of 10
  1. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    63
    The dialogue, at best serviceable, becomes completely superfluous.
  2. Written by "Final Destination" screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick, the film has its dubious pleasures, not the least of which is the extended sight of nubile lead actress Jenna Dewan in a bustier, high heels and killer miniskirt.
  3. 50
    Repetitive and uninspired, it panders to the lowest expectations of horror buffs and squanders the efforts of a competent cast.
  4. Reviewed by: Felix Vasquez Jr.
    40
    You've seen it in "Carrie", you've seen it in "Prom Night 2", and you've seen it in "Urban Legends 2: Bloody Mary". Oh, you haven't seen that one? Well, join the club. Tamara is a hybrid of all three films.
  5. Reviewed by: Mark Olsen
    40
    Tamara simply doesn't cover all the bases in its drive to be both a grubby teen splatter flick and a more high-minded thriller.
  6. Reviewed by: R. Emmet Sweeney
    40
    Genre jolts arise in spite of stylistic failures.
  7. Reviewed by: Nathan Lee
    40
    A low-budget horror film with even lower ambitions, Tamara is a movie of few innovations but one genuine, if unintentional, surprise.
  8. A mediocre little thriller that might have promised cheap fun on Blockbuster's direct-to-DVD shelf is instead destined to die a quick death on the big screen.
  9. Reviewed by: Jessica Reaves
    12
    There are few words to describe the awfulness of this movie, but let's give it the old college try: dismal, depressing, embarrassing and utterly lacking in any artistic or social worth.
User Score
5.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 2 out of 2
  1. Aug 10, 2011
    3
    Well, what shall I say? It's a really cliche movie and some scenes make me remember about Carrie, others remember I Know What U Did Last Summer and anothers. The cast isn't big deal, but in my opinion, they don't give much to desire. The script doesn't deepen as much as it should have been and the dialogue isn't much interesting. It's light-year far away from being a median movie. Only for fun, though. Full Review »
  2. DamonC.
    Feb 19, 2006
    0
    This is complete tripe. Avoid at all cost. Matthew Marsden (the teacher) sleepwalks through it, and the "Carrie" central character is neither quirky, sexy or menacing enough for me to care an iota. Sad sad sad! Full Review »