...yet another tired, ultimately incoherent horror movie that undoes the promise of its pretty good premise and potentially interesting story structure with dull scares, sloppy ending and a pair of unconvincing, leaden lead performances.
—Ken Fox TV Guide
...on the shortlist for least essential movie of the decade, a copy of a copy of a copy that's so worn down, it's about as fresh and vital as a fifth-generation dub of The Star Wars Holiday Special.
—Scott Tobias Onion AV Club
Characters are burned, drowned, impaled and ring-toned to death.
—Jeannette Catsoulis New York Times
With his preferences for static, colorless visuals and exposition-laden dialogue over conversation, director Valette has now set the bar for the worst film of 2008.
—Ryan Stewart Premiere
Plagued by weak characters and plot, you can afford to miss this 'Call.'
—Scott Schueller Los Angeles Times
...this garbled American remake of Takashi Miike's already staticky 2004 exercise in J-horror is a wrong number.
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
...yet another dunderheaded J-Horror remake.
—Alex Markerson E!
...a grade-D nuisance...
—Matt Pais Chicago Tribune
...something like the next generation of suck.
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine
If you missed the first One Missed Call, made in Japan in 2004, you now can miss the American remake.
—Bill Stamets Chicago Sun-Times