The Informers Synopsis
A group of beautiful young men and women who sleep all day and party all night.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Has an air of detachment and sadness, enhanced by the movie's being set a full quarter century ago.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If The Informers doesn't sound to you like a pleasant time at the movies, you are right. To repeat: dread, despair and doom. It is often...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

One long wallow in sordidness.
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38

Charlotte Observer

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It's a terrible muddle unless you take it as a satire on the Age of Ellis, the Jacqueline Susann for that Flock of Seagulls era. That way,...
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38

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The Informers is nihilism for nihilism's sake; a bleak and borderline-unwatchable collage of misanthropes, self-absorbed a**holes, and...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Another tale of Tinseltown drugs, sex and excess - has transferred itself to the screen with mind-boggling, laugh-inciting horribleness.
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25

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
You come away with only the memory of Christie, the film's perfect California blonde, lying insensate on the beach in the final ravages of...
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25

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Shocking is the fact that three highly regarded actors -- Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke and Billy Bob Thornton -- chose to star in this...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Ellis' stamp is immediately apparent, from the absurdly vapid characters to the undercurrent of barely repressed anger.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
One of the worst movies of this or any year.
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The Informers

By brettlovesthemovies
after reading some of the reviews for this film, i have to ask...did anyone know anything at all about this movie before you saw it? I knew going in that it wasn't gonna be all that good. I knew it...

a waste of time

By magikman44
saw it at sundance film festival, went the waitlist route to get tickets about two hours, wasn't worht the wait...

Maso Menos

By hollygolightly1
Having read the book, I was thrilled when I saw a preview of the film. The screenplay closely parellels the novel, as it should with Bret Easton Ellis one of two screen writers for the film. Aside...

UNinformed

By janavegas
Why we need to travel back 20 years to when AIDS became rampant to tell this pointless story is beyond me. This is more like a reality show of a group of welalthey scum and their kids, heck, that...

Cool Artsy Film

By Lourusconi
Loved it and the story and acting were great!...

Informers?

By chrslee
Awful piece of work! Easton Ellis's work seems very dated and the acting was at best average to below average. The younger cast was terrible! Chris Issak may have given the best performance in the...

Outstanding

By mooooviemania
best easton ellis film - better than less than, better than psycho. powerful, intense made so by amazing acting from mickey, kim, winona, billy bob, jon foster and AMBER HEARD. yow. its the big 80s....

The Informers

By penland50
A boring porn film. I wasn't expecting that from Kim Basinger. My date and I walked....

tHe Informers = crap

By filterx
Been There Done That , everyone involved with this film should be embarrassed that is dribble was made and released ....

SHAME ON US

By lovestalentmoviefan
TERRIBLE,NO NEED FOR COMMENT IF YOUVE SEEN IT YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. IF YOU HAVEN'T DONT. IF YOU LIKE IT YOU ARE JUST DERANGED,DIGRESSING AS A PERSON AND A HUGE PART OF WHATS WRONG WITH THIS IMMORAL...

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Rated R | For strong sexual content, nudity, drug use, pervasive language and some disturbing images