About this movie
Cast & Crew
Slim de Grey
- Ted Kotcheff
- Bill Harmon
- George Willoughby
- Howard G. Barnes
- Maurice Singer
- George W. Willoughby
- Evan Jones
- Kenneth Cook
Wake In Fright
Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
percent positive reviews
Tirdad Derakhshani, Philadelphia Inquirer
Wake in Fright is essential viewing for anyone interested in the roots of male violence.– Full review
Drew Hunt, Chicago Reader
A Conradian parable of a man succumbing to the wild, the film is remarkable for its raw, pointed dithe suggests, and you'll find the beast concealed behind the mask of propriety.– Full review
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
It is powerful, genuinely shocking and rather amazing.– Full review
John Hartl, Seattle Times
Several decades later, it still chills.– Full review
Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"Wake in Fright" is true horror.– Full review
Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"Wake in Fright" is a monster movie, and the monster is us.– Full review
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