If you’ve never taken a trip into the mind of director David Lynch, this is the place to start. At once beautiful, horrifying, erotic and surreal, this 1986 controversial masterpiece is about the evils that can exist in even the most perfect of places. When college student Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) investigates a mystery in his small town, he unwittingly opens the door to an underworld of murder, sex, kidnapping and blackmail. Dennis Hopper gives one of the big screen’s most unforgettable performances as Frank Booth, a twisted drug sniffing villain with (how does one put it delicately?) “mommy issues.” Voted “one of the greatest films of all time” by Entertainment Weekly.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: If audiences walk away from this subversive, surreal shocker not fully understanding the story, they might also walk away with a deeper perception of the potential of film storytelling.
Surreal, graphic shocker of small-town sin.
Cast & Crew
- © 1986 STUDIOCANAL IMAGE
- English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), German (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Italian (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.