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A.k.a.
The Exterminating Angel
Year
1962
Runtime
95 min.
Director
Luis Buñuel
Genres
Drama, Fantasy
Rating *
8.1
Votes *
18,304
Checks
5,705
Favs
858
Dislikes
37
Favs/checks
15.0% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
23:1
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  1. Darkness_prevails's avatar

    Darkness_prevails

    Luis Buñuel really is a great director. 10 years 5 months ago
  2. sacmersault's avatar

    sacmersault

    I loved this movie. It feels more like a stage play but nonetheless it's really good. The only problem that i had was the fact that it's technically considered a comedy and i didn't get that at all. I could see where some things and the whole situation can be considered comical but I didn't think it was. I thought the whole film was a philosophical treaty in itself. I could take months analyzing every single thing about it and trying to figure out what Bunuel try to say with it. 11 years 1 month ago
  3. quantumystic's avatar

    quantumystic

    this is not a comedy but a satire simultaneously a spiritual/existential exercise. 10 years 7 months ago
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  3. This movie ranks #17 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #28 in IMDb's 1960s Top 50
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  5. This movie ranks #36 in IMDb's Fantasy Top 50
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  6. This movie ranks #38 in IMDb's Independent Top 50
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  7. This movie ranks #92 in BBC's The 100 Greatest Comedies of All Time
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  12. This movie ranks #265 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  17. This movie ranks #485 in The Criterion Collection
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  18. This movie ranks #492 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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