True Romance Synopsis
Detroit lovers (Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette) on the run head for Hollywood.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Anybody who talks about True Romance has to start with the writing. It's dazzling. In scene after scene, Tarantino surprises the audience...
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One of the best mainstream action-thrillers [in] a decade.
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
These gun-crazy, lust-loopy kids on the run are irresistible in the best crime rush since “GoodFellas.” [10 Sept 1993]
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
You never forget you're watching a derivative, machine-tooled entertainment; the fun is in how the machine keeps spinning off course.
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Film Threat

By Brad Laidman
Tony Scott steers the movie like a rocket and it never slows down.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The blistering confrontation scene between Hopper and Walken -- both in peak form -- will be talked about for years. It's pure Tarantino: a...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
True Romance, which feels at times like a fire sale down at the cliche factory, is made with such energy, such high spirits, such an...
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TV Guide

Blends and recycles elements of scores of crime and road movies, from "Bonnie and Clyde" to "Badlands" but it does so with enough energy...
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By James Berardinelli
Despite Tony Scott's occasional blundering, True Romance is still a visceral roller coaster.
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Chicago Tribune

By Gene Siskel
A stupid, stylized road picture. [10 Sept 1993]
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By ognadnaf 13
True Romance was written by Q.T., and has all the witty dialogue and bloody violence that we've come to expect from him....

best cast

By JPeePee
The cast alone makes this movie. The romance is only second best. Funny that men first assume the title is for a Chick Flick. It's perrrrty violent with just the significant amount of F-Bombs. BTW...

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'True Romance' is a classic crime thriller!

By Dominic LeRose
A juicy story with tons of characters and intense action from a legendary writer and a good director is just classic film making! 'True Romance' tells the story of a young couple, Clarence and...

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Five Word Review

By lightsFILMS
fave movie ever THE BEST!!!...

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Rated R