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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Dan Kenneth Gigernes's rating of the film Needful Things

    Could have been a great ensemble horror movie, but the film seem to have lost half of it's footage on the cutting floor as most characters are sadly underdeveloped, but Max von Sydow is perfectly cast as a dark minion. The ending is also anti-climatic but somehow I got the feel of an epic Stephen King novel here which usually ain't the case with his adaptations.

  2. Addy K.'s rating of the film Needful Things

    IT and the surge of interest in Stephen King movie adaptations may bring much-needed relief for NEEDFUL THINGS, Heston's wickedly funny and well-crafted 1993 film. Max Von Sydow plays Leland Gaunt (aka the Devil) with a perfect mix of suave, glee and menace. Although it loses steam after half-time, witty zingers from Von Sydow keep things fresh: "Don't blame me, blame it on the bossa nova"! Oh and great score too.

  3. Giles J Davis's rating of the film Needful Things

    Get past the 'Murder She Wrote' tweeness of this adaptation & what you have here is a disturbing, Lovecraftian descent into madness & the power material possessions have over all of us. Max Von Sydow is captivating as the manipulative Leland Gaunt, bringing a touch of his Ming The Merciless role back into play. Beautiful sets help purvey the madness in modern normality but sadly the length lets the film down. B-.

  4. sobczynski's rating of the film Needful Things

    Sometimes entertaining but not very good as a whole. In the end it's mostly Max von Sydow that makes this watchable.

  5. Maximilian R.'s rating of the film Needful Things

    Great 90s Horror, written by the master himself.

  6. CarlosmanuelAg's rating of the film Needful Things

    Una de las mejores películas basadas en los cuentos retorcidos de Stephen king, la recreación de la maldad más pura en un solo personaje capaz de introducir las peores acciones del ser humano. Fenomenal filme

  7. SarahDorra's rating of the film Needful Things

    Needful Things is a perfect embodiment of the human nature’s old struggle between desire and morals.

  8. ΞRIC B∆D TASTΞ's rating of the film Needful Things