Red State Synopsis
An unhinged preacher and his flock summarily execute homosexuals and lusty teenagers.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Red State is as profane and anti-establishment as any of his other films, but the stakes are infinitely higher this time: This Kevin Smith...
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The A.V. Club

By Nathan Rabin
Red State is gloriously unencumbered by fidelity to genre conventions, which lends it a thrilling element of unpredictability even when the...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Red State is cleverly contrarian enough to get a rise out of almost any audience.
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60

Empire

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This is one of those movies that's "interesting" rather than ˜"good". Smith has so much solid material to deliver that it's a shame the...
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50

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
It's a charming if conspicuously unfinished film, a half-riotous, half-idiotic send-up of the teen horror genre with a vaguely hip...
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50

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
For all its boisterous profanity and splattery violence, the film is more of a weary sigh than a sputtering volley of indignation.
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40

Movieline

Smith isn't up to doing anything other than setting up caricatures and then knocking them down.
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40

Variety

By Justin Chang
This sloppily constructed horror-thriller lacks the satirical bite and action chops to skewer extreme-right-wing zealots with the gusto...
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20

Boxoffice Magazine

Ugly characterizations and simplistic preachiness negate the terror in Red State - a film that eventually proves horrific in ways...
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Red State

By Drez_Digital
something different from kevin smith a twisted story with a bloody outcome....

excellent horror/thriller

By n2ofiend
Saw the NY premier and was blown away just like the other 3700 people in attendance who provided a standing ovation after the screening. Exremely dark material for a Kevin SMith movie but executed...

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By Artios
couldn't make it past 30mins....

Good Flick

By jimmysaint06
Just watched movie - definite one of Kevin Smith's best movies, most "polished"...I like all his other movies as well and this movie is a definite step up...very entertaining...

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By jadedattitude
Gory, creepy, and darkly funny....

Awesome Flick

By kbird21
Really good movie, a must watch for 2011....

More Info

Rated R | For Pervasive Language, Disturbing Content, Brief Nudity, Some Sexual Content and Strong Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Startlingly violent, intense Kevin Smith shocker.
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