Dead Ringers Synopsis
Drugs and a patient (Geneviève Bujold) doom twin gynecologists (Jeremy Irons).
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jay Scott
David Cronenberg's gelid masterpiece.
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100

Washington Post

By Desson Thomson
For those who enjoy cinematic visits to other, darker worlds, this blood's for you. Watching Ringers is not unlike watching a critical...
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100

Los Angeles Times

By Sheila Benson
To think of a film this assured, this unified and this dizzyingly potent, you have to go back to "Blue Velvet." [22 Sept 1988]
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100

Entertainment Weekly

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A masterpiece.
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100

USA Today

By Mike Clark
An instant classic, an Oscar-worthy showcase for Jeremy Irons, and a tightrope ballet over dicey screen material… A subtle movie - and...
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90

TV Guide

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Quietly devastating... Extremely unsettling, at times amusing, cold yet personal, Dead Ringers gradually and deliberately comes to horrify...
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
It's almost too rich in ideas for its own good: The sense of concentration and proportion isn't there. But it remains an astonishing,...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
A little abhorrent yet strangely appealing. I found it arty and pretentious, but still couldn't turn my eyes away from its almost hypnotic...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The secret may be that Cronenberg approaches his trashy material with the objectivity of a scientist; it is his detached, cold style that...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Is this misogyny, as some insist, or a critique of misogyny, as others say? Many moviegoers, grossed out by the film's gothic approach to...
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