Natural Born Killers

Natural Born Killers

Natural Born Killers

Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone (Platoon, JFK) gave his vision of the future with this 1994 crime drama starring Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis as love-struck serial killers, whose murderous actions are glorified by the media that interview the sole survivor of each slaughter. Based on an original story by Quentin Tarantino, co-starring Robert Downey Jr. and Tommy Lee Jones.

Grand Special Jury Prize and Pasinetti Award for Best Actress (Juliette Lewis) at the 1994 Venice Film Festival
1994Rating: R18, Graphic violence119 minsUSA
Drama

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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

A heavy duty acid trip, quite possibly the most hallucinatory and anarchic picture made at a major Hollywood studio in at least 20 years.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Basically, the story is just a tarted up variation of the Badlands/Wild at Heart scenario, with ultra-broad swipes at media and authority figures tossed in for good measure.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Like all good satirists, he knows that too much realism will weaken his effect. He lets you know he's making a comedy. There's an over-the-top exuberance to the intricate crosscut editing and to the hyperactive camera.

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

Feverish, psychedelic, insanely bloody, the movie is unlike anything you've seen before.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

It is difficult to describe NBK as "good entertainment" in any classical sense (non-existent plot, some dialogue is absurdly cliched) and Stone rams home his thesis very crudely.

4.0
Variety

Variety

press

A heavy duty acid trip, quite possibly the most hallucinatory and anarchic picture made at a major Hollywood studio in at least 20 years.

Time Out

Time Out

press

Basically, the story is just a tarted up variation of the Badlands/Wild at Heart scenario, with ultra-broad swipes at media and authority figures tossed in for good measure.

Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

Like all good satirists, he knows that too much realism will weaken his effect. He lets you know he's making a comedy. There's an over-the-top exuberance to the intricate crosscut editing and to the hyperactive camera.

Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

Feverish, psychedelic, insanely bloody, the movie is unlike anything you've seen before.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

It is difficult to describe NBK as "good entertainment" in any classical sense (non-existent plot, some dialogue is absurdly cliched) and Stone rams home his thesis very crudely.

4.0

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