Salvage (2009) - Rotten Tomatoes

Salvage (2009)




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A frantic mother races to rescue her estranged daughter after a mysterious shipping container washes ashore nearby, and her entire neighborhood is quarantined.

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Ben Batt
as Trooper Jones
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Critic Reviews for Salvage

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Lawrence Gough's horror thriller ploughs its way through its strange plot pretty thoroughly.

March 22, 2010

It's a promising premise that soon gets stuck in a cul-de-sac.

March 19, 2010 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The spectre of suburban domestic angst hangs heavy over Lawrence Gough's horror.

March 19, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Besides featuring people we can actually identify with, the film itself is actually pretty terrifying

April 4, 2010 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

A smartly budgeted and often scary chiller.

March 22, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's an efficient genre workout, with plenty of shocks and splats and a political subtext, but most impressively, it successfully combines dread with the domestic...

March 22, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Salvage


A pretty poor script and low budget executed masterfully. The positives and negatives almost perfectly cancel one another out for a completely watchable middle-of-the-road type horror.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

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Horror thriller fails to be exceptional in the hoped for ways, but surprises by creating characters more interesting and worthwhile than you usually get in this sort of thing. Still, it can't help the film's central conceit work any better.

Steve K
Steve K

Super Reviewer

Not as SALVAGE as its title claims but it is really a good low budget horror/thriller that delivers good acting, some tension in parts and some gory moments though I think it needed a better conclusion..

John Me
John Me

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