A group of researchers led by Frank (Mark Duplass) and his fiancée Zoe (Olivia Wilde) have achieved the unimaginable: bringing the dead back to life. When Zoe is accidentally electrocuted in a horrific accident, Frank and his team use their experimental serum to resurrect her. But their attempt goes horribly wrong—unleashing terrifying powers within Zoe that put all of their lives in grave danger.
**Creating Fear: The Making of The Lazarus Effect
**Playing God: The Moral Dilemma
Cast & Crew
It's thematically thin but competently made and good for a few scares.
A tense, efficient medical thriller best enjoyed sans microscope.
Absorbing, well-crafted and appropriately tense, with a smart cast that raises it a notch above average.