Jennifer's Body
Jennifer's Body (2009)

When small town high-school student Jennifer is possessed by a hungry demon, she transitions from being "high-school evil" -- gorgeous (and doesn't she know it), stuck up and ultra-attitudinal -- to the real deal: evil/evil.… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 18, 2009
DVD Release Date: December 29, 2009
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45%
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34%

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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Jennifer's Body features occasionally clever dialogue, but its horror/comedy premise ultimately fails to be consistently funny or scary enough to satisfy.

Kjerstin Johnson
Bitch Media

It's not just a feminist thumbs down, it's like a... movie thumbs down.

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The real shame is that, devoid of proper context, the dialogue now really does seem - as the Cody- haters contend - like little more than a series of unattached, curled-lip one-liners.

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Taylor Baker
Drink in the Movies

Episode 51: Jennifer's Body / One Cut of the Dead / Nosferatu the Vampyre

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Chris Stuckmann
ChrisStuckmann.com

What I love about this movie is, surprisingly, that Megan Fox is excellent.

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Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle

But while the movie is almost always pleasing, it never develops very much momentum.

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Nicole Clark
Polygon

It's bleakly funny - campy and witty, like screenwriter Diablo Cody's previous hit Juno, but with gruesome turns that make it a perfect spooky season watch.

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Mark Kermode
BBC.com

Not without its problems, but it is an enjoyable romp.

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Tom Charity
CNN.com

The bitingly smart, funny teen-speak is carried over from "Juno," along with sharp pop culture references and a sassy feminist attitude, but the million-dollar question has to be: Is it scary? Only occasionally, I'm afraid.

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Eve Tushnet
Patheos

I did not love Jennifer's Body. It's very "almost."

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Jens S.
Given the mediocre to bad reviews I expected so much less, but this is highly entertaining, self-aware, funny and pretty sexy, to be honest. It helps that the… More
Alex roy
Jennifer's Body is a decent horror film with surprising moments of good gore and sheer tension. Overall this is a decent film, a film that uses an… More
Alice Shen
I think I like this movie more upon rewatch because I am now an out-and-proud Megan Fox fan :-P Fox came on the scene as a salty male fantasy, but in the past… More
Sophie Burgess
Some good dialogue moments, but overall nothing to shout home about.
Daniel Mumby
When I reviewed Byzantium, I spoke about the horrors genre's reputation regarding its female characters and general attitudes to women. I praised Neil… More
Brian De Guelle
mixed bad of nuts with this one! can't make up what it onces to be either a horror movie,comedy or teen movie? well it never worked for me and a miss… More