SocietyReviews’s review published on Letterboxd:
I don't know how the hell someone could not know that there is a category five hurricane less than 3 hours away from them or why people in that area weren't evacuated in the first place. However, if you can get past some extremely exaggerated circumstances along with super mutant alligators, the film itself is pretty decent. Crawl is a film far more suited for a VOD release rather than a theatrical run. The plot gets too complicated by introducing 15 Gators at once when one or two would have been just fine. Our main characters cheat physics more than death as they manage to no-sell mangling their limbs on multiple occasions in order to further the plot. Kaya Scodelario is fine as the lead, she isn't a standout by any means but she does the minimum that is required of her. Overall, Crawl is a simple genre film, keep your expectations low and the film does what it needs to do.