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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Critic Reviews

  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. 40
    Screenwriter John Pogue and director Rob Cohen expose only the dullness of their own imaginations.
  4. 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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