Nocturnal Animals Synopsis
A writer (Jake Gyllenhaal) asks his ex-wife (Amy Adams) to read a manuscript of his dark new novel.
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Way too Bizzare!

By kathyanddavem
The synopsis sounded good, but I wish I would've read the reviews first. The start of the movie were overweight woman dancing nude at an art gallery. Wtf!? It was a very "strange twist" kind of...

Nocturnal Animals Behaving Badly

By joyce11202016720
I wish we had put this on our Netflix queue rather than spending money to see this depressing and extremely confusing film. I'm sure there is some symbolic relationship between the bizarre opening...

I couldnt watch anymore

By manthajewel
This is the second film I've walked out on. I like movies that mess me up or make me think or are just different.. 20 minutes in and I walked out it was trash...

Fantastic Beasts

By mhayesmae
I did not like the opening scenes at all. Way over the top. Not for youngsters. I almost walked out. I stuck with the movie. The suspense held my interest. There was the right amount of tension. I...

By hstoner23
This movie was horrible. A waste of my time and money. Tom Ford should stick to designing....

Surprisingly suspenseful

By Cardiffjen
Interesting movie with unexpected twists, very stylistic and great acting by Jake Gyllenhaal and Amy Adams. Slow start and confusing beginning can turn off some viewers, but then everything made...

Not For Everyone

By bflanigin
Thoughtful. Interesting. Different. If you want a feel good, happy ending style formulaic movie, this one isn't for you. Great cast doesn't disappoint, but the opening sequence with the dancing...


By reinanadeau
This is, hands-down, one of the best movies I've ever seen my whole life. The contrast of plot to cinematography is insanely balanced. I would watch this movie hundreds of times and never get bored....

Mesmerizing Drama!

By naknva
I liked this movie because it was a very cerebral mystery/thriller/drama. It grabs your attention from the beginning and doesn't let go. The opening sequences in this movie will be startling,...

Nocturnal animals is a gripping thriller I didn't want to end

By jonkatze
Although the opening credit sequence was unnecessarily repulsive and self-indulgent of director Tom Ford,what follows is masterfully achieved,reminiscent of what DePalma only far more...

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Rated R | For Language, Graphic Nudity, Menace and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Stylish, stylized, remote drama is violent, intense.
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