• Game Over has some genuinely suspenseful moments, one terrific jump scare, but also a ridiculous sentimental track that sticks out like a sore thumb in a brisk thriller. The makers have some interesting things to say about violence towards women and the residue it can leave. There’s a lot going on, but barring its leading lady’s impressive performance, it’s simply hit and miss.

  • Shubhra Gupta
    Shubhra Gupta
    Indian Express


    There are a couple of genuinely scary moments, but the rest of it is too stretched: even the 102 minute run time feels too long, with not enough thrills or chills.

  • Raja Sen
    Raja Sen
    Hindustan Times


    Taapsee Pannu tries her best in this slasher film with three climaxes…Taapsee Pannu’s Black Mirror-inspired new film had a solid concept but devolves into a witless muddle in the final act.

  • Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle Team
    Deccan Chronicle


    This Taapsee Pannu-starrer is gripping edge of seat thriller…The artistic values in this film are incredible. There’s no reliance on cheesy jump scares, just pure dread and atmosphere.

  • ‘Game Over is a nifty piece of work that recognises the durability of meaningful entertainment

  • Game Over, which is presented by Anurag Kashyap, is not without its share of failings, but director Saravanan is clearly endowed with an exceptional sense of the potential of the cinematic medium to probe complex aspects of humanity. Taapsee Pannu, as she has been in her recent outings, is never less than convincing. While she may be the primary reason why you must go out a watch this film, it certainly isn’t devoid of other intrinsic merits in terms of substance and execution.

  • Times News Network
    Times News Network
    Times Of India


    There are many layers to the film – both psychological and ‘spirit’ual – and these moments are what make this film interesting.

  • Taapsee Pannu’s Game Over is a multi-layered and concept-oriented film that has its heart at the right place. With a screenplay that offers many thrills, Game Over is a must-watch this summer.

  • Suffice it to know, this is a ‘home-invasion’ picture, a full-on sub-genre of its own, with limited pay-off, yes. But with only one question that should really matter: Does it keep you interested/hooked right through to the end? For sure. That’s all you need to know. And get set, go!

  • Taapsee Pannu hits the ball out of the park through a terrifying thriller

  • Overall, Game Over is a laudable attempt by Ashwin and he is definitely one of the promising filmmakers of this generation! On the whole, watch it, for it bravely treads new ground.

  • Kunal Guha
    Kunal Guha
    Mumbai Mirror


    If the first half could’ve been knocked off and this was dedicatedly a film about home invasion, it would’ve surely been a more focussed, if not a more thrilling watch. But then, that would have been an entirely different film.

  • Srivatsan S
    Srivatsan S
    The Hindu


    Game Over is a unique, ambitious, unsettling film that is a marvellous achievement in the psychological horror genre