• Hannah Lynch

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Hannah Lynch 29 Oct, 2014

    Director George Romero yet again proves he knows how to utilize and justify a budget, no matter how small. Incidental music liberally springs up in the most appropriate areas to enhance emotions, or juxtapose violence while a strong allegorical tale is woven throughout heinous acts to be unraveled by the viewer.


  • Forrrestw2Rs

    ★★ Watched by Forrrestw2Rs 30 Oct, 2014

    It has some good action and a lot of the themes that George A. Romero perfected early on in his career, but with its manic editing, lack of vivid characters, and feeling surprisingly lengthy, this film falls surprisingly flat.


  • rossboyask

    ★★ Watched by rossboyask 23 Oct, 2014

    A really interesting concept but the original film does not hold up well, especially compared to the much superior recent remake.


  • Dave Seguin

    ★★ Watched by Dave Seguin 15 Oct, 2014

    By the end of the Crazies I wanted to cry....from boredom! UGH! Ok so don't hate me cause I know George Romero is awesome and can make awesome movies. I mean this is from the Godfather of zombie movies and you think I would enjoy a film about a virus turning people crazy! But it's boring. I can't believe I actually enjoyed the remake better.

    The problem with the original Crazies is that they have no budget to tell the…


  • Dean Jones

    Rewatched by Dean Jones 14 Oct, 2014

    Romero's true masterpiece.


  • Andy Barksdale

    ★★★★ Watched by Andy Barksdale 10 Oct, 2014



  • Patrick Walker

    Watched by Patrick Walker 02 Oct, 2014

    50 Film October Horror Challenge #4


    A few good sequences. It was Night of the Living Dead again really, with crazies instead of zombies. Not a particularly engaging film for me, I'm afraid.


  • Kobi2

    ★★ Watched by Kobi2 22 Sep, 2014 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.


  • Nathan Sizemore

    ★★★ Watched by Nathan Sizemore 12 Sep, 2014

    Feels pretty low budget and constrained. Knightriders made me want to go and watch the Romeros I haven't seen. The Crazies put a little bit of a damper on that impulse.



  • Filip Önell

    ★★★ Added by Filip Önell

    "The Crazies" (1973) suffers somewhat from a limited budget, but George A. Romero made a really smart, gripping, dark and eerie satire of government ineptitude. The film is about a biochemical warfare virus that infects the water supply of a small town and turning the locals insane. However, the bigger threat here are the soldiers dressed in creepy, white, bacteria-proof suits and gas masks, as well as the government officials bickering among themselves; they can't control the outbreak and are…


  • film|captures

    ★★½ Watched by film|captures 03 Sep, 2014

    Lacked the tension that I had expected.


  • Liam Hathaway

    ★★★ Added by Liam Hathaway

    The clunky cutting back-and-forth between the two groups severely undercuts any of the film’s tension but also simultaneously gives the film a sort of pseudo-documentary quality. This is bolstered by the sense of rawness which the film possesses in spades; the same rawness which made Night of the Living Dead so such a grim ordeal.