Metascore
24

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 24
  2. Negative: 17 out of 24
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  1. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    50
    You might not want to pay top dollar for The Skulls, but at the right price, it delivers.
  2. Cohen drives the film at a galloping pace, but it's not fast enough to outrun its absurdity.
  3. Reviewed by: Ron Stinger
    40
    Screenwriter John Pogue and director Rob Cohen expose only the dullness of their own imaginations.
  4. Reviewed by: Robin Rauzi
    40
    It contains, perhaps, one pinkie-toe bone of surprise in its skeleton of cliche.
  5. Reviewed by: Gemma Files
    40
    Not quite good enough to leave more than a vaguely pleasant, vaguely disappointing aftertaste.
User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 24 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Dec 1, 2013
    7
    The concept of secret societies has captured people's attention since...forever? "The Skulls" is no different, with its intrigue and a bit ofThe concept of secret societies has captured people's attention since...forever? "The Skulls" is no different, with its intrigue and a bit of romance. Without giving away plot details, this movie was far more entertaining than the Metacritic score suggests. I actually own this on DVD and would definitely buy this on blu-ray.

    Most importantly... RIP Paul Walker.
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