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  • Summary: A suburban housewife is forced to fend for herself when she becomes stranded in a desolate forest with four murderous thugs. What starts of as a quick trip to the mall ends in the woods with a fight for her life. All she has is a will to survive. (Proud Mary Entertainment)
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 2 out of 4
  1. 70
    The film, executive-produced by Guillermo del Toro, hinges on a first-rate performance by Basinger, who imbues Della with a fire that makes the film's basic thesis -- both the domestic sphere and the larger world are dangerous places for women -- seem something more than boilerplate.
  2. Embracing outraged victimhood the way Angelina Jolie embraces a close-up, Ms. Basinger, doing double duty here as an executive producer, appears oblivious to the script's idiocies.
  3. 25
    Directed by Susan Montford, While She Was Out is a straight-to-DVD movie making a brief stop in theaters.
  4. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Writer-director Susan Montford eschews all plot and character development for the hackneyed action scenes and grade-Z dialogue, while struggling to stretch the paper-thin story into a feature length film.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
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  3. Negative: 3 out of 4
  1. JayH.
    Apr 24, 2009
    It's a bit far fetched, but I did find it compelling and fast paced. It certainly had some tense scenes. The performances were fine, effective score. It is a good length, I thought it was good. Interesting ending. Expand
  2. LizaT
    Dec 5, 2009
    This film just stinks.
  3. KevinG
    Jun 25, 2010
    Quite literally, the worst movie I have ever suffered through. Stupid screenplay + poor acting + incompetent direction = TURD.
  4. Sep 30, 2011
    The worst, most stupidly offensive film I have ever seen. I want my money back. I want my time back. I want the writer, director and Basinger to go away and never do anything else I might accidentally see in the future. Wait, the writer and director were one in the same. Her name is Susan Montford? Great, now I know who to forever avoid. Expand