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

4.3 out of 5

215 Ratings

215 Ratings

94% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.8/10
  • Fresh 65
  • Rotten 4

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.

18+ COMMON SENSE

Surreal, graphic shocker of small-town sin.

Information

Studio
MGM
Genre
Thriller
Released
Copyright
© 1986 STUDIOCANAL IMAGE

Languages

Primary
English (Subtitles, Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
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)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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