Rattlesnake (2019) - Drama, Horror, Mystery

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When a single mother accepts the help of a mysterious woman after her daughter is bitten by a rattlesnake, she finds herself making an unthinkable deal with the devil to repay the stranger.

IMDB: 4.6
Director: Zak Hilditch
Stars: Carmen Ejogo, Theo Rossi
Length: 85 Minutes
PG Rating: TV-MA
Reviews: 43 out of 115 found boring (37.39%)

One-line Reviews (107)

She moves slower than cold honey even where there are only moments left before her daughter dies.

I went through the trouble of creating an account only to write that I absolutely hated the movie for one reason and one reason only: the main character was the most stupid, dull, and void of common sense of anyone I've ever seen.

Was it bad and boring like others reviewers say?

Boring, the suspense get no feelling.

So the film makers decided to make it so slow it felt like 2:30 minutes.

Subliem actress, great slow going movie that takes you in.

Or you know, just drive out of town like nothing happened.

Worth a watch if you're bored - but there's plenty of movies to waste your time on that are much better than this one.

In fairness I was captivated enough to stay awake for this & I was confused enough by the amount of directions this movie took - again, not a sign of an enjoyable experience.

I was on the edge of my seat the whole time!

You'll fall asleep soon

It kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time.

It's slow burning and not your usual crash boom bang blockbuster.

Don't waste your time .

Pan shots take ages and going from point A to B is painfully slow.

film also carries human emotions which leads character to on a unexpected path.

What a waste of time.. and what a shame.

This film is soul destroyingly slow.

For the most part "Rattlesnake" feels like an uninspiring slow-burn, a familiar tale of a familiar dilemma explored only vaguely as if the filmmakers behind this were uninvested and half asleep.

A little boring .


Entire film slow like hell!

Really, really boring.

RATTLESNAKE is by no means a disaster of a film, but it's so formulaic and uncreative in every single way that it ultimately turns out to be the worst kind of wasted time.

And it was kind of predictable.

Something to make it more enjoyable.

Dull, lackluster.

Contrary to many reviewers the slow suspense and story telling was in my opinion a very great addition to this movie.



poor acting, stupid storry line.. Nothing happened at the end.

It's one that no one should ever take lightly and that's what intrueged me alot, and why i loved the slow approach.

I'd say it's More slow calm horror than gore.

Boring .

Don't waste your time.

Such a waste of time.

I got to the point where I was like just kill someone already, forget ethics, this is so boring let's just get it over with.

Just boring.

Both the script and the direction is bland and comes off as simply not very smart.

Everything was presented in a very plain, very straightforward manner which, while not strongly lacking in any particular element of filmmaking---average acting, average shooting, average cinematography, etc---it all just ends up being a waste of time.

For the most part though, the script is mediocre, shallow and predictable.

Tedious effort of a morality plan crossed with supernatural elements.

The plot is highly predictable.

This movie could have been good, but instead they decided to skip a lot of much needed details, and left the audience with a crappy ending that made the audience cock their head in confusion more than leaving in suspense (which I gather was the intention).

It gets slower and slowwwer and....

It was awful and predictable.

Simply a waste of time that I'll never get back.

Watching paint dry on a wall was more entertaining.

Suspenseful and entertaining .

The acting is weak, the script is boring and the movie is lonnngggg!

Some of the qualities include a good main performance by Carmen Ejogo (who tries her best while portraying a character in search of any real personality), a story that holds potential (but instead chooses the uninventive, watered down approach) arguably good cinematography (which kinda wears down with time by just not changing, impressing, surprising) & an original score that goes from seemingly effective to either repetitive or feeling like it's been wasted on this movie.

The movie is suspenseful, and keeps you entertained throughout.

Steady pace and suspenseful.

Dont waste your time

What started out as a fine premise for a thriller: to save someone you gotta kill someone; yes it's trope but Sometimes there's a nice twist and the movie winds up enjoyable.

I mean no question is answered at the end of the movie, it's a total waste of time

I wish I could recommend this, but it is slow, boring and genuinely doesn't show anything, close to literally no action, everything is put there from the very beginning and it is quite clear where it's heading.

Really enjoyed this film- had us all on the edge of our seat as the minutes ticked down to sunset!


A fantastic story and super suspenseful .

The pacing's very even throughout and also very slow, it doesn't quite pick up at the end either.

Don't waste your time .

I felt like I'd been poisoned and I was dying a slow and miserable death the longer I watched this movie.

The main actress keep hallucinate also bored to freaking death!

Either amazing or dull so it's hard to make a choice simply based on other people's point of view.

Tedious effort .

Not a bad movie at all, quite entertaining .

So if you're browsing to see if this movie is worth the watch, I would say it's better than most Netflix Originals.

Rattlesnake is worth watching.

Empty of any life or hope.

Don't waste your time on this one.

Reading the plot synopsis, I was somewhat confident that this could be a gripping small-scale horror-thriller evolving around someone bitten by a rattlesnake in the middle of nowhere.

The idea of the dilemma of killing a person was good, but the main character had many opportunities to kill a person that at the end it becomes boring.

Very exciting .

What a waste of precious time .

This would have worked better as a forty odd minutes TV series episode, it's too drawn out here even though Katrina encounters interesting/creepy characters along the road to sunset.

Coming from Zak Hilditch, who directed the surprisingly decent 1922 two years ago, his second Netflix movie RATTLESNAKE is unfortunately a formulaic bore.

Confusing .

I believe "Rattlesnake" is a fine friday flick, but I can't put this anywhere above average, because in the end it feels more like just another filler for the mass market of movies on digital media than it feels like a sophisticated, well crafted and entertaining thriller/horror movie.

I wish Netflix would save it's money and stop making really horrible, boring, poorly directed and written, unoriginal-original movies.

Seriously, I beg not see these kind of boring, low budget, meaningless movies...

Intense .

A few twists and turns could have easily been included and the ending was a bit bland.

This movie is not worth your time, It super boring and just not watchable...

Zéro suspense, got bored at the end , the storyline is so cheesy

Even though the movie is quite short, it's still boring at times and stretches unnecessarily, which actually says a lot about the movie already.

All in all it was a great slow going movie Albeit predictable it did very well what it did and still managed to lure you in very well if you like these type of movies.

Bore-a-Bore-a .

Boring .

In some way it's a bit boring.

Short SPOIL FREE review:This movie was excruciatingly boring.

All though this movie has no deeper meaning and won't go to history being remembered, it is entertaining and suspenseful.

An easy watch that will keep you guessing and on the edge of your seat.


This movie was all over the place, but entertaining?

Story a bit boring for a horror-thriller.

Slow like hell!

This is a movie to watch when you're extremely bored with nothing better to watch.

When there is no story to base the plot on, it's not very interesting.

Perhaps suspenseful music would have helped.

Ejogo and Rossi has a showdown at the end of the movie as she has kidnapped his wife-beating character and it features very predictable twists.

A slow burn supernatural feel grows through the whole film, with a desperate race against time.

This could have been so much better but it was predictable, fairly boring and had little imagination.

Enjoyed it.

Suspenseful thriller .

Another Netflix bummer thriller don't waste your time .

Worth watching .