Hardly an homage to "Rear Window", "Disturbia" steals the plotline from a classic and gives it a contemporary twist with surprisingly positive results.
Swap out an injured photographer for a troubled kid with a past and a house-arrest leg-brace and you get partly the same claust...
Salton Sea director D.J. Caruso travels from the shore to the suburbs for this suspenseful tale of a high-school senior who suspects that his neighbor is a notorious serial killer. Kale (Shia LaBeouf)... read more
Directed by: D.J. Caruso
Release Date: April 13, 2007
DVD Release Date: August 7, 2007
Stats: 109,628 reviews
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September 18, 2012
September 16, 2012
Warning spoilers! Kale (Shia) was in the car when a car accident killed his dad. His life deteriorates in school and gets given house arrest after he hits his Spanish teacher. He starts to spy on his neighbours and is convinced his neighbour is a serial killer. Good thriller. Goo...
January 9, 2012
This review won't get into the question whether or not it makes sense to offer a quasi-remake of Hitchcock's "Rear window" for the generation X-Box. Shia LaBeof is the obvious acting choice as a young troublemaker who is under house arrest while coping with his father's death. Th...
January 7, 2012
If Hitchcock's Rear Window updated for MTV-generation sounds intersting then go and see this awfully cliched slasher that just does not know when to end. It actually reminds me one of those bad 90's thrillers with highly stupid scripts and bad acting. 90's was the golden age of t...
October 5, 2011
This is a vastly inferior remake (to a degree) of Rear Window, but, I guess for those unfortunate souls who have yet to watch that one, I could see how this might be seen as a fun little thrill ride. It certainly does have its moments, and it could have done a worse job of updati...
August 7, 2011
When I saw this movie I realized that Shia Labeouf grew out of his Disney Channel ways. Not only was his acting excellent in this movie,he also was REALLY CUTE!!!! :) :) :)
June 23, 2011
This was a scary film, which I wasn't expecting. Extremely creepy and David Morse plays a convincing killer. Shia LeBeouf is nothing short of beautiful and his acting is just that. Keeps you on the edge of your seat and the supsense almost kills you. Great thriller!
May 20, 2011
I've never seen Hitchcock's Rear Window, so I really don't know the similarities. I read on many webpages that this film was mostly inspired by the 1985 vampire film Fright Night. I can see as to why people would say that it was inspired by that film, as this film has aserial ki...
April 25, 2011
A very suspenseful ride that won't let up. Shia is convincing enough to make this Rear Window-esque film thrilling and entertaining.
April 5, 2011
Disturbia worked for me. Shia Lebeof was a perfect choice, the plot was a great mix of horror and humor, and the music deserved an Oscar nomination, it was so perfect and creepy. Disturbia was a good movie and I highly recommend it.
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