Crash Synopsis
A myriad of different people find their lives intersecting in Los Angeles.
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Washington Post

By Stephen Hunter
This is the rare American film really about something, and almost all the performances are riveting.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Haggis writes with such directness and such a good ear for everyday speech that the characters seem real and plausible after only a few...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The stunning, must-see drama Crash is proof that words have not lost the ability to shock in our anesthetized society.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The acting is dynamite, notably by Dillon and Newton in their shocking second encounter. Despite its preachy moments, the film is a...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Crash fools around with chronology in a Tarantinoesque way that brings its story full circle. You could argue that as events, and people,...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Flaws are outweighed by Crash's intricate construction and intelligent.
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Wall Street Journal

Ultimately, Crash succeeds in spite of itself. Its color war starts to feel obvious and schematic. Its coincidences and clichés become like...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Its characters come straight from the assembly line of screenwriting archetypes, and too often they act in ways that archetypes, rather...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In the end, Crash lacks a cumulative impact. It takes audiences to new places, but we've all been to similar places, and we walk out...
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Concludes in a shower of ashes, which is fitting because this movie is a billowing bonfire of ugly human behavior. Rarely have there been...
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Five Word Review

By redyeah
Eye opening immensely talented actors...


By Stellar_Manda
I love movies that give you a raw portrayal of life, in all of it's simplicities and complexities. That is talent....


By Bubuu
If you see anyone from a different ethnicity than yours in your daily life, you MUST see this movie. Be aware that you might laugh, cry and feel both sad and happy during the movie. Most importantly,...

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By curlysunset
This is a classic movie about race in the United States. It has different scenarios all involving race & the hatered or brotherly love that involve this critial issue in society....


By tony_mazo
I absolutely loooved this movie! You could relate to most of the characters in some scenes which gave it that special edge. It taught you a valuable lesson of not judging a book by its cover as well....

my crash review

By lord-o-movies
this movie won 3 academy awards for a good reason the actors were great the story line was great but the actors who stood out was matt dillion and suprisingly ludicris but its a amazing movie...

Well Done and Thought Provoking

By TMapou
I finally got around to seeing this movie after hearing all the hype and watching it have a lot of Oscar success, and it didn't let me down. It had an excellent ensemble cast. I was not only...

Five Word Review

By critcallyme
depressing aggravating and not entertaining...

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Rated R | For language, sexual content and some violence
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