• Released
  • September 9, 2005
  • Drama
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It's crazy, dangerous and sometimes gorgeous: a feast of nuttiness that takes you, for a while, over the edge.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
By turns fascinating and intolerable.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
Tideland is the easiest of Gilliam's films to follow, yet the most disturbing to watch.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A mix of "Alice in Wonderland" and William S. Burroughs, "Psycho" and the psychotic. It's pretty much a squirmy experience all around.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A murky swamp of a movie, Terry Gilliam's defiantly surreal Tideland finds every good idea drowning in an excess of indulgence.
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By James Berardinelli
Tideland is, by turns, a complete bore and a creepy experience. And I don't mean "creepy" in a positive sense.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
A misconceived washout of a darkly gothic story of madness, addiction and child abuse made all the more unpleasant by Gilliam's trademark intense visual style.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The results are dull, of all things. The movie itself feels like an overstuffed burrito,
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Immediately shoots to the top of the list of the year's worst movies.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Dour, absurdist, gruesomely awful.
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26 out of 100
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