Pawn Shop Chronicles Synopsis
In this shop, these people may be pawning far more than they bargained for.
Read Full Synopsis

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

28
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
63

Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
Wayne Kramer thankfully refuses to cloak his excessiveness in hedge-betting self-consciousness and the result is a gratifyingly...
Full Review
40

Los Angeles Times

By Glenn Whipp
Kramer, 10 years removed from his lone critical success, "The Cooler," and writer Adam Minarovich aren't exactly aping Tarantino, if only...
Full Review
38

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s coherent enough, but entirely too long and unpleasant when it could have been one brutishly edgy hoot after another.
Full Review
30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Despite its noteworthy cast who presumably had some time to fill between better gigs, this is the sort of instantly disposable B-movie...
Full Review
30

The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
"Hee Haw” meets “Pulp Fiction” at the meth lab: That describes the style of Pawn Shop Chronicles, a hillbilly grindhouse yawp of a movie...
Full Review
30

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Director Wayne Kramer (Running Scared, Crossing Over) makes plain his cartoon-comedy intentions early and often via comic-book-panel-style...
Full Review
20

Time Out New York

Only one gag (involving a town’s rival barbers) sticks; the rest is just whistlin’ Dixie.
Full Review
20

The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
The film doesn’t feel like a fresh riff on familiar tropes so much as a bad cover of Pulp Fiction.
Full Review
16

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
It’s all very first draft, with a layer of supernatural permeating the events that suggests added attempts to connect three wildly...
Full Review

crap

By broberts4287
this movie was weird and some crazy i mean weird...

Review title (optional)

By cmvanhoose
Review body (optional)...

By jmillzzz212
Crazy and fucked up beyond belief! sick minds with a sense of humor will love this "sub-par tarantino-esque" film....

Review title (optional)

By pablo1979
Review body (optional)...

Review title (optional)

By TARJANDIL
Review body (optional)...

More Info

Rated R | For Violence, sexual material, graphic nudity, pervasive language and some drug use.
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Not for kids Pulp Fiction-inspired nastiness full of drugs and violence.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF