Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

Fantasy Island

The director of Blumhouse's Truth or Dare turns the popular '80s TV show about a magical island resort into a be-careful-what-you-wish-for horror film. Stars Maggie Q (Divergent), Michael Peña (Ant-Man) and Truth or Dare's Lucy Hale.

2020Rating: M, Horror themes, Violence and coarse language110 minsUSA
Horror

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Fantasy Island / Reviews

Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

If crimes against cinema merited prosecution, Blumhouse's Fantasy Island would go directly to death row. The only scary thing about this wussified, fright-free horrorshow is that it wants to spawn sequels. Stop it before it kills again.

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Variety

Variety

[A]lthough by the end, as certain characters are brought back to life and others are turned into "black-eyed zombies," audiences will most likely be wishing they'd bought a ticket to another movie.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

This, really, is what happens when you take all the wrong lessons out of film school.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

If this were the feature-length pilot episode for some cheap reboot on a streaming service - which is what it feels like - a generous viewer might half-heartedly agree to tune in next week and see if things get more interesting.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

The movie can only be classified as something truly terrible, escaping any other categorisation that would make it resemble an actual film.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

As in Truth or Dare, there’s a degree of strain and tedium in the effort to convince us the story ultimately makes sense.

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