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Year
2013
Runtime
108 min.
Director
Jonathan Glazer
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror
Rating *
6.3
Votes *
36,623
Checks
8,297
Favs
726
Dislikes
213
Favs/checks
8.8% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
3:1
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  1. mightysparks's avatar

    mightysparks

    devilsadvocado; a bit hypocritical to call out maxdbn for 'looking down on others for not enjoying the same films as he does' and then go on to look down on him because of some of his favourite films. 5 years 11 months ago
  2. Tgi's avatar

    Tgi

    I don't necessarily hate the film, I just don't like it that much. For viewers praising the visuals, which are stunning by the way, I might as well watch a Nat Geo documentary about Scotland's landscapes. The movie is quite creative as it shows how an alien might interpret our world through human eyes, but do we really have to go through that puzzling experience of watching for 2 hours without a plot? I personally think you can achieve everything in this film within a 15 mins short film, maybe less, including the long takes. It could be much better served with a plot of substence. Just my 2 cents. 5 years 10 months ago
  3. burythehammer's avatar

    burythehammer

    Deeply immersive, thoughtful, and terrifying. Definitely not for everyone - there is little to no exposition, you're meant to figure out the plot by inference only.

    The original book was mostly about vegetarianism, but this is far more about the nature of being a human (and how others would view us), and some subtle observations on misogyny and 'lad' culture.

    Given the incredible visuals and great use of sound, this is probably best watched in a cinema!
    5 years 8 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #1 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  3. This movie ranks #25 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  4. This movie ranks #55 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  5. This movie ranks #61 in BBC's The 21st Century's 100 Greatest Films
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  7. This movie ranks #303 in 366 Weird Movies
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  8. This movie ranks #305 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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