Grindhouse Synopsis
Two '70s-style exploitation films paired with faux trailers and advertisements.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Grindhouse, like "Ed Wood" and "Boogie Nights," celebrates how certain low-grade entertainment, viewed in hindsight, looks different now...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Critics are already comparing the two movies and largely agreeing that Tarantino?s story about a psychopathic stuntman who targets women...
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By Glenn Kenny
As much as I enjoyed much of it, I hope Grindhouse doesn't start any trends. Exploitation cinema is combustible stuff that only highly...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Tarantino and Rodriguez want you to cover your eyes in disbelief and get the unholy giggles at the same time. You do, but in two very...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
By stooping low without selling out, this babes-and-bullets tour de force gets you high on movies again.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Value has been added as well -- the most thrilling car chase ever committed to film, a sequence that also shows, by cutting to the...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The Rodriguez segment is terrific; the Tarantino one long-winded and juvenile.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Though it could probably use an intermission, Grindhouse is three hours of mostly campy fun.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
If you were keeping score, it would be Quentin Tarantino 1, Robert Rodriguez 0.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Their exhaustive tribute to hungry zombies, fast girls and faster cars is . . . exhausting, if intermittently entertaining.
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If u dont like this movie ur stupid!!!!!

By movie_LOVER_4
****ing out of this world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FANTASTICLY GREAT!!!! SO FUN!!! Some sugar, lots of Spice and little nice!...

For any fan of gore and great dialogue

By violentjkd
I just finished my 3rd viewing of this film and I must say it keeps getting better and better each time. I would only recommend this to fans of hardcore splat and intelligently bad dialogue. Most...


By cool247/365
Way better than i thought, a pleasent suprise...

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By joe bledsoe
funny movie...


By Fete
I don't know why this movie did so badly. I LOVE Q.T. and I LOVED THIS MOVIE....


By Monickap
Best movie I've seen in a long time. I didn't even mind the fact that it was 3 hours completley worth the time and money....

Blood, sweat & t**s

By dangercreative
My fiancee & I don't go see many movies in the theater, but from the moment I saw the first Grindhouse poster, I knew we had to see it on the big screen. It promised to be true to the old grindhouse...

The Most Memorable Experience I've Ever Had at the Movies!

By directoronset
First off, people are stupid for not seeing this. The idea behind recreating the classic 1970's feel of movie-going was perfectly done. The double feature aspect made it all the better. And with the...

A Nostalgic Experience!

By BrooksGordon
Viewing this movie took me back to the late 70's/early 80's when rated 'R' movies were really hardcore, and the action scenes were relentless. This movie also had a lot of laughs, but not one to...

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Rated R | For strong graphic bloody violence and gore, pervasive language, some sexuality, nudity and drug use