"Brilliant classic of mind-game suspense."
— Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"It's a superbly creepy thriller, with universal themes...An essential movie in anyone's canon."
— Paul Byrnes Sydney, Morning Herald
"Beautifully filmed in a gloomy, atmospheric black-and-white, Gaslight exhibits all the classic visual elements of '40s film noir."
— James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"This 1944 film is one of the few psychological thrillers that is genuinely psychological, depending on subtle clues -- a gesture, an intonation -- to thought and character."
— Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Patrick Hamilton's London stage melodrama, is given an exciting screen treatment by Arthur Hornblow Jr's excellent production starring Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman and Joseph Cotten."
— Variety Staff, Variety
"Direction by George Cukor is ever a display of fine craftsmanship. He utilizes small mosaics of sharp characterization in building to his climax and works in each facet faultlessly. This is the job for which Cukor admirers have been waiting."
— THR Staff, Hollywood Reporter