The Legend of La Llorona (2022) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Legend of La Llorona (2022)

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A malevolent spirit bent on vengeance, stalks a young family visiting Mexico. Andrew, Carly and their son Danny travel to an isolated hacienda in Mexico for a much needed vacation. As they enter the town, signs showing missing children set an ominous tone. The family learns of the legend of "La Llorona," the evil spirit of a distraught mother who lurks near the water's edge and strikes fear in the hearts of all who see her. La Llorona torments the family mercilessly, snatching Danny and trapping him in a netherworld between the living and the dead. Aided by the resourceful taxi driver Jorge (Danny Trejo, Machete, From Dusk Till Dawn) the family races to save their only child, navigating the foreboding countryside held by menacing cartel thugs. Gaining strength and power and leaving a path of death and destruction in her wake, La Llorona is seemingly unstoppable. But a secret from Carly's past may provide an opportunity to finally defeat the spirit.

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Cast

Autumn Reeser
as Carly Candlewood
Antonio Cupo
as Andrew Candlewood
Josh Zaharia
as Eduardo
Zamia Fandiño
as La Llorona and Maria
Edgar Wuotto
as Pedro Pablo
Nicolas Madrazo
as Danny Candlewood
Alejandra González
as Hernandez's wife
Alejandra González
as Hernandez's Wife
Daniel Arias
as Gabriela
Mauricio Galaz
as Hernandez
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Critic Reviews for The Legend of La Llorona

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (3)

[Trejo] and most of the rest of the cast deliver their lines with the flat, enthusiasm-free cadences of an ensemble cheesed off with the size of their paycheques and the quality of the catering.

January 11, 2022 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Queue it up, watch the movie. Danny Trejo's in it.

January 7, 2022 | Full Review…

This umpteenth time is not a charm.

January 6, 2022 | Full Review…

This cheesy horror tale, which cashes in on a monster made famous in bigger-budget movies, glides confidently into the "so bad, it's good" realm, making ill-advised choices in nearly every capacity.

January 22, 2022 | Rating: 1/5 | Full Review…

The Legend of La Llorona is not special by any means, nor is it particularly scary, but B horror movie fans know what to expect from a film like this.

January 21, 2022 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

... at least the film looks good with some genuinely well-designed sets here and there and some good images captured throughout, just nothing exactly stunning or original here.

January 20, 2022 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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