Lost Highway Synopsis
Anonymous videos warn of a man's murder conviction; a gangster's girlfriend leads a mechanic astray.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

52
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
80

Empire

This is delightfully bonkers; an eerie and edgy outpouring that makes Twin Peaks look like Moonlighting.
Full Review
80

Dallas Observer

By Andy Klein
His most thoroughly surreal work since Eraserhead, this two-hour-plus fever dream is more of one piece than Fire Walk with Me and less...
Full Review
75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
It's a weird movie, in that spooky/sicko, deadpan way that Lynch's movies always are, and it's guaranteed to repel anyone who likes...
Full Review
67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Lost Highway has scattered moments of Lynch's poetry, but the film's ultimate shock is that it isn't shocking at all.
Full Review
63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Lost Highway is unusually bizarre even for this atypical director. Co-written by Barry Gifford, the film ventures deeper into the nearly...
Full Review
50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
David Lynch's eye-popping imagery is buried under an avalanche of self-indulgence.
Full Review
50

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Lynch, who penned the screenplay with novelist Barry Gifford (Wild at Heart), seems to be attempting to capture not just a sense of place...
Full Review
50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's a shaggy ghost story, an exercise in style, a film made with a certain breezy contempt for audiences.
Full Review
50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The film actually deserves four stars for its imaginative style and astonishing suspense, zero stars for its shameless exploitation of...
Full Review
40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
A feature-length Twilight Zone episode, filtered -- not entirely successfully -- though the sensibilities of David Lynch and his Wild at...
Full Review

Fan Reviews

Did You See This Movie?

Be the first to write a review!

More Info

Rated R | For Violence, Strong Language and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Strange, disjointed; full of sex and violence.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF