Red Letter Day

critic Reviews

60% Fresh Tomatometer Score60%
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Adam MockFilm Inquiry
    Even in its runtime, the movie disappoints by the sheer laziness of never pushing the screenplay to a possibly climactic finale. Instead, we get weak family non-drama and a series of uninteresting horror moments relying way more on blood than guts.
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  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Matt DonatoFlickering Myth
    Red Letter Day has an idea, but neither the means to execute nor the vision to deliver a tooth-and-nail struggle against societal breakdowns.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Joel FisherBattle Royale With Cheese
    Despite its initial slow start, Red Letter Day turns into a satisfying horror comedy that cleverly makes a sleepy little neighbourhood wake up and as the violence, horror and the black comedy laughs ensue...
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Kat HughesTHN
    In many ways Red Letter Day is a humour heavy, daylight spin on The Purge, one which works well, but could benefit from a longer run time.
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Anton BitelSight and Sound
    Taking its cue from The Purge (2013) and Assassination Nation (2018), this grimly allegorises a country all too easily polarised against itself, street by bloody street. For once those letters have arrived, everyone goes postal.
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