While She Was Out (2008) - Crime, Drama, Horror

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A woman out late for Christmas Eve shopping is soon terrorized by a small gang of troublemakers, and she must fight for her life.

IMDB: 4.8
Director: Susan Montford
Stars: Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas
Length: 86 Minutes
PG Rating: R
Reviews: 20 out of 59 found boring (33.89%)

One-line Reviews (41)

All in all rather predictable without ever being really bad.

Not because there are any great twists, but because it's worth watching without any, even minor, spoilers.


My wife is picking the worst movies lately.

It is a VERY enjoyable popcorn thriller.

Here's yet another cat-and-mouse vigilante movie that would make the Cliché Police proud.

In my opinion it was a waste of an hour of my life.

" was said on the DVD's back, you would think that it was carefully planned this movie, and cleverly made, but it is not, The ending, was just awful, very straight forward, and pointless too.

Some may be put off by the slow - burn nature of the opening scenes, or the abrupt ending.

While She Was Out is unwatchable from the moment of the first kill of one of the thugs.

When she comes out, the whole place is so empty, that nobody hears two gunshots fired nearby ??

This is so stupid, without the least bit of logic, I can only warn you watching it, it's a TOTAL waste of time, honestly !!

But if you are searching for a entertaining thriller, meet "While She was out"Still, everyone have different tastes on movies, and you shouldn't listen to any reviewers, not even me.

A tidy and entertaining independent thriller .

At the beginning of the movie, there looked to be some promise of a mediocre affair, but this was just a ploy to lull the viewers into a false sense of security, before the joy of what was to come.

I realize that you need to create difficult situations which would cause suspense and the tense feeling of whats going to happen next, but this movie was so predictable, and is just not believable.

This concept is just left fallow, though, while Montford seemingly loses herself in the mundane details.

I give it 2 because Mdm Bassinger is in it and its soooo bad, its worth watching once just to see what people are talking about.

Ending scene was pretty rad though predictable.

Unfortunately the trailer is better than the movie, and I am totally disappointed with this dull and implausible collection of clichés.

This film is so cliché, it hurts.

If you are a typical insecure male, don't waste your time here.

A suburban mother, Della(Basinger), from a gated community, who has endured an abusive marriage from an intense bullying husband, goes out to get wrapping paper, doesn't appreciate that a gang of punks parked out of place blocking a spot so she couldn't pull in there(it's Christmas eve and traffic's a bitch), leaving a note to them in anger.

However, if you're in the mood for a completely ridiculous, yet somewhat entertaining film, this may be for you...

It's not a film without its flaws, but it's still entertaining nonetheless.

But this movie, however, was probably the worst movie i have seen in 2008.

Watching her transformation through the traumatic situation when things are finally turned around is rather empty, due to its unsure tone and the ending is something you could see miles ahead.

mildly entertaining for a bad movie, unwatchable if you're looking for a good one .

The gang of criminals is formed by the favorite cliché of American movies, with an Afro-American, a Chinese-American and a Latin together with an American lord to be politically correct.

Please, don't waste your time.

If they took the time to make it more realistic, I might have enjoyed it a little.

A mall, which is so busy at night that a parking space is impossible to find, all of a sudden turns so empty as if it was a graveyard.

I consider humans who waste considerable amounts of money to be evil because the money could have used to feed and clothe quite a few people instead of hurting 80 percent of those who saw it in the cinema and giving 20 percent, which are idiots, a good opportunity to show just how much of an idiot they are.

don't waste your time .

When she leaves the mall the parking lot is empty except for the car she had left the note on.

I was in the mood for a suspenseful movie and overall I'd say I was pretty satisfied with the film.

This movie was advertised to make it sound quite amazing, yet really, its not even worth looking for, I do not recommend this to anyone, unless they are easily satisfied, by a few fights and a boring story.

Overall, I found the film predictable and not containing the best acting.

By the end, the thugs are dead and she returns home as if nothing happened.

This movie is very entertaining, and Kim Basinger is wonderful as the meek and mild housewife who becomes a ruthless killer.

This film commits the capital sin of being boring.