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Year
2000
Runtime
102 min.
Director
Mary Harron
Genres
Crime, Drama
Rating *
7.6
Votes *
188,110
Checks
52,010
Favs
4,473
Dislikes
363
Favs/checks
8.6% (1:12)
Favs/dislikes
12:1
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  1. Niveris's avatar

    Niveris

    I have to return some video tapes. 4 years 5 months ago
  2. Chikamaharry's avatar

    Chikamaharry

    I love the first 45 minutes, when Christian Bale gets to flaunt his brilliant acting. After that I feel like the movie doesn't hold up. 3 years 9 months ago
  3. Scratch47's avatar

    Scratch47

    As everyone's remarked, Christian Bale knocks it out of the park. Watching his Bat-work prior to this, I can't help but draw comparisons to Bruce Wayne as socialite. Towards the end, he's almost confused by his numb response to his empty life. The film admirably simmers along a twisted undercurrent of what happens when the elite try and compose themselves out of the constituent parts of the vapid cultural wreckage, and how they destroy themselves once they hit the top, equally typically. Hearing the constant name-dropping made me feel like I was in a pristine, sterile meta-maze, and the grue that ended up getting all over the walls was highly welcome. Not multi-dimensional enough to warrant a recommendation, but still worth a look, and in no way comparable to any kind of slasher flick, despite appearances.
    (And it figures that Bateman wouldn't like early Genesis either.)
    4 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #11 in Film Comedy
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  2. This movie ranks #34 in A.V. Club - The best films of the '00s
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  3. This movie ranks #97 in Reddit top 250
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  4. This movie ranks #112 in The New Cult Canon
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  5. This movie ranks #136 in They Shoot Zombies, Don't They?
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  6. This movie ranks #188 in FOK! top 250
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  7. This movie ranks #239 in iCheckMovies - Most Checked
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  8. This movie ranks #435 in Empire 500
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  9. This movie ranks #564 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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