Crawl

critic Reviews

83% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score83%
  • An action-packed creature feature that's fast, terrifying, and benefits greatly from a completely game Kaya Scodelario, Crawl is a fun throw-back with just enough self-awareness to work.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    It's really fun, exciting, and does exactly what it needs to do.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Clarisse LoughreyIndependent (UK)
    Crawl could really do with some sense and structure to go along with all these earnest emotions.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Demetrios MatheouLondon Evening Standard
    Aja gleefully embraces the imperative of every horror film - that the dispensable characters have to die horribly so that we understand completely the consequences for the protagonists.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Tim RobeyDaily Telegraph (UK)
    Crawl isn't Jaws, any day of the week, but it's crunchy Friday-night nonsense that knows what it's doing.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nigel AndrewsFinancial Times
    Outside: that is the weather. Inside: it is the swishy, corrugated, murder-eyed mega-lizards, CGI'd so skilfully they look more real than the real.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Anton BitelLittle White Lies
    if you don't want to gasp and groan and wince and jump your way through all the pain and terror, and to feel the frustration of rising waters, circling reptiles and snapping teeth - then caveat emptor. The rest of us will be just fine with it.
    Read full article
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Yasser MedinaCinemaficionados
    A hopelessly conventional horror B-movie built on hurricanes, cardboard characters, and computer-generated alligators. [Full review in Spanish]
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Matt CipollaFilm Monthly
    It never adds up to a great movie or even a movie that's as nutty as it could have been, but at no time did I doubt the modesty on display here. Crawl wants people to have fun.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Scott PhillipsThe Movie Isle
    Add in those gator growls, and it's about scary as hell. I will say no more about the film. Avoid the trailer. Go in blind. And enjoy.
    Read full article
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Vincent SchillingIndian Country Today
    "A bit over the top with it's 'go get 'em champ' mentality, but the alligators scared the bejeezus out of me ... So admittedly a fun and anxious ride."
    Read full article