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Requiem for a Dream (Director's Cut)

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Darren Aronofsky

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About the Movie

Darren Aronofsky directs Oscar® winners Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, and Ellen Burstyn in this hypnotic tale of four people each pursuing their vision of happiness. Even as everything begins to fall apart, they refuse to let go, plummeting with their dreams into a nightmarish, gut-wrenching freefall.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 134
  • Fresh: 105
  • Rotten: 29
  • Average Rating: 7.4/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: [It] may be a bummer to some audiences, so harsh is its view of the drug culture. But no one interested in the power and magic of movies should miss it. – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone, Dec 6, 2009

Rotten: It's two hours of slumming in a vision of hell hatched from bourgeois comfort. – Jay Carr, Boston Globe, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: Aronofsky brings a new urgency to the drug movie by trying to reproduce, through his subjective camera, how his characters feel, or want to feel, or fear to feel. – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times, Jul 7, 2010

Fresh: Both bleak and bleakly funny, appalling in its excesses and exhilarating in its execution. – Glenn Lovell, San Jose Mercury News, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

The most thrilling and intense movie you will ever see.

this movie is undescribable. the acting is astonishing and the story is... its just so hard to even think of adjectives! everything in this movie is exciting and thrilling, the depiction of addiction as well as the characters and their fates are almost frightening they are so good. and the score is one of the best ive ever heard. definitely one of my favs.


If drugs have effected you in any way this movie will effect you in every way.

A Dream Come True

Requiem for a Dream is perhaps the greatest movie ever made! Darren Aronofsky (the director) is simply a genuis. His descriptions of addiction through mind-blowing visuals, intense sound effects and insane editing and directing makes this film passionate and overwhelming. With a depressing yet simultaneously thrilling story of drugs and lives ruined this is a film every one has to see. There is simply too much to say about it. Darren Aronofsky's directing and the acting from stars such as Jared Leto and Ellen Burstyn makes this movie a must see. You need to download this!

Requiem for a Dream (Director's Cut)
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  • $9.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2000

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