Delirious Synopsis
A homeless man (Michael Pitt) follows a paparazzi photographer (Steve Buscemi) who teaches him life lessons.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is the best DiCillo movie I've seen, and he's made some good ones ("Box of Moonlight," "The Real Blonde").
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By
Smart, funny and ultimately over-the-top spoof is more often than not, spot on.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Buscemi makes this pathetic and potentially lethal shutterbug a figure of surprising humor and compassion.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Wonderfully giddy meditation on the nature of fame.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
In the end, I don't know that Delirious has all that much to say about the fame game, but you'll laugh nonetheless.
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
DiCillo's short, sharp snapshot about celebrity and life on the fringe has nothing new to say, but it says it with considerable charm and...
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75

Chicago Tribune

Engaging, intelligent and enjoyable.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Despite some plot holes, Delirious, hits the bull's-eye with razor-sharp performances and dialogue.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Everyone here is obsessed with finding "the real thing" - the next hot actor, the next revealing paparazzi shot, the lover or the friend...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It would be nice to see a sharp, funny, penetrating satire of the new, kicked-up culture of empty media fame, but Tom DiCillo's scattershot...
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Delirious is brilliant

By meekha2
Caught this film in San Francisco when it was the Centerpiece film for the SF international film festival. I was very impressed. I can understand why the film has won so many awards at various film...

Delirious

By librul
Steve Buscemi is famous as a comic book geek in Ghost World and an ill-fated astronaut in Armageddon (" #*@!! Low-bid-Government Contract Space Ship!!!") In Delirious, he has met the enemy,...

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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Mature paparazzi drama isn't quite in focus.
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