• Released
  • April 11, 2014
  • (LA & NY 4/11/14)
  • R , 2 hr 2 min
  • Drama
    Horror
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Only Lovers Left Alive Synopsis
Centuries-old vampire lovers (Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston) ponder their place in the modern world.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
If Jim Jarmusch’s languorous, laconic style isn’t your bag, his stone-faced vampire comedy won’t make you a believer. Those who’ve already...
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92

Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
Only Lovers Left Alive is an exhibit A example of how to use style to enhance substance, not overwhelm it.
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90

The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
Only Lovers Left Alive accomplishes the neat trick of reinventing a moribund genre as a distinctly Jarmuschian hangout movie.
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88

Slant Magazine

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As is so often the case in Jim Jarmusch's films, simply spending time in the company of his creations proves engrossing.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This story of two very old souls who suck on O negative Popsicles is, in many ways, more about the life-sustaining force of music than any...
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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The casting of Hiddleston and Swinton was a stroke of genius: They emanate a particular sort of cool only they seem privy to, accentuating...
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88

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Only Lovers is so fluidly edited and thinly plotted that it feels almost off-hand; yet, it’s also made with great care, beautifully lit and...
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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
If you can groove with Jarmusch's patient, philosophical indulgences and the wooden exteriors of his characters' lives, the movie rewards...
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
For those who puzzled over the "Twilight" hoopla here are Adam and Eve, the artiest, most sophisticated pair of vampires to hit screens in...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Jim Jarmusch stocks his latest low-key indie with more than his usual characters in low-velocity drift. The Akron-born auteur infuses the...
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Rated R | For Language and Brief Nudity