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The Informers

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Gregor Jordan

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About the Movie

A week in Los Angeles in 1983, featuring movie executives, rock stars, a vampire and other morally challenged characters in adventures laced with sex, drugs and violence.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 106
  • Fresh: 13
  • Rotten: 93
  • Average Rating: 3.5/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Rotten: The performances run the gamut from twitchy to catatonic, and the stoned stiffness of the actors seems to have less to do with the affectlessness of the characters than with their own confusion. – A.O. Scott, New York Times, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: It's by far the most slack, ho-hum movie ever made from Ellis' material. – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: This one's a certifiable soul-sucker, dining out on its characters' venalities while wagging a finger at the horror, the horror. – Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune, Jul 7, 2010

Rotten: Gregor Jordan's pointless adaptation of a Bret Easton Ellis book is successful only in the sense that it accurately mimics the emptiness of its subject. – Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News, Jun 24, 2010

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Customer Reviews

It's not supposed to be American Psycho

The Informers is not based on a novel, but actually a collection of short stories by Bret Easton Ellis that roughly flow in a linear fashion. Furthermore, no one expects for this film to be another American Psycho merely due to the fact that it is based off of a book by the same author. However, it contains a good amount of sex, drug use, and violence portrayed in much the same bleak fashion as in Ellis' other novels, including American Psycho. Overall, much more could have been done with this film (such as marketing) but it is definitely worth seeing. And, of course, Billy Bob Thorton is great all around.

Very weird movie

Just saw this movie, a lot different stories that lead to nowhere

Read Pleasse!!!

This movie is one that leaves you with a sense of depression however it also gives that of a inspirational movie. Without giving away the ending, which i thought was nothing less than satisfying, the movie tries to show what life in the 80's was like and some of the major PROBLEMS of that time. It's a drama, not a action or comedy. So if you are looking for a movie that will leave you with a feeling of discomfort and at the same time enjoyment then The Informers is the way to go.

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  • $12.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2009

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