Overall Rank: 8830
Average Rating: 2.5/4
# of Ratings: 20
Theatrical Release Date: 07/12/2019
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/15/2019
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alexandre Aja
Actors: Kaya Scodelario, Barry Pepper, Ross Anderson, Anson Boon, George Somner, Ami Metcalf
Plot: As a Category 5 hurricane bears down, a young woman attempts to rescue her father only to find herself facing a new threat in the form of alligators. -- Chris Kavan
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Indyfreak - wrote on 01/16/2020
Alexandre Aja demonstrates how to direct a B-movie to its true modest potential. Crawl is a consistently entertaining thriller thanks to its claustrophobic environment, and scary threatening monsters in the form of man eating alligators. Kaya Scodelario and Barry Pepper are fine but the ferocious gators are the real stars.
Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 10/16/2019
"Crawl" definitely delivers on its "Jaws"-like premise, but it's hard to be afraid of such bad-looking special-effect gators.
SIngli6 - wrote on 07/24/2019
On a cinematic level there is a great deal to admire here, with some elegantly executed high-octane thrills and chills, but regrettably all that means precious little when the script has characters behave in such a willfully stupid manner that you're too distracted by your own cries of frustration to notice. When writers contort their characters and situations to such unnatural degrees just to set up suspenseful scenarios and scares, all they really accomplish is reminding their audience that these people aren't really in danger of being consumed by alligators or treacherous weather because, ultimately, they're not remotely real.
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ikkegoemikke - wrote on 10/15/2019
You’re not my coach anymore, dad.
That top predator crap doesn’t help.
Did you think the last “Lake Placid” episode from the eponymous franchise was downright worthless, stupid and nonsensical (like I did)? Well, let me put your mind at ease. Despite some laughable facts, this reptile-horror “Crawl” isn’t bad at all. You can even call it exciting at times. And compared to “Lake Placide“, the bite-sized animals are frequently in the picture and the CGI ensures that they look frighteningly realistic. You just have to use the same ritual as with “Hobbs & Shaw“. Namely, give your brain for safekeeping when entering the movie theater. It’s not of the same absurd level as “Sharknado“, but if you don’t do that, you will be annoyed about multiple …
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