Reservoir Dogs Synopsis
Violent thieves (Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen) ponder the identity of an informant.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A brutal movie, brutal in all the right ways -- brutally stark, brutally funny, brutally brutal. [30 Oct 1992]
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100

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Reservoir Dogs sizzles - it's dynamite on a short fuse, and you watch it with mesmerized fascination, simultaneously attracted and repelled...
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100

Empire

The hippest crime flick this side of "Goodfellas," Reservoir Dogs has all the hallmarks of a modern classic.
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100

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Grabs you by the throat and digs its claws in deep. From the moment that the unwitting viewer tumbles into the realm of Lawrence Tierney's...
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Ty Burr
You may not like the terms Tarantino sets, but you have to admit he succeeds on them.
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88

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Too lingeringly creepy to ignore. [23 Oct 1992]
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
Tarantino's debut directing job acknowledges the sloppiness and silences that are typically squeezed out of most crime films, but we get...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The part that needs work didn't cost money. It's the screenplay. Having created the characters and fashioned the outline, Tarantino doesn't...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
I must report that Reservoir Dogs has little of intelligence to say - except for a few implicit comments on the nature of loyalty and...
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
The only thing Mr. Tarantino spells out is the violence. I have seen much more blood spilled, yet I felt sickened by the coldness of this...
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By redyeah
This is one of the bloodiest movies I have ever seen. That is the single reason to watch this movie. Blood, action, memorable quotes. Fine, there are lots of reasons. It's Tarentino. You're gonna...

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quentin at his best......

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Rated R | For Strong Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Raw and bloody. For adults.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
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DRINKING & DRUGS