Buffalo '66
Buffalo '66 (1998)

First-time director Vincent Gallo stars in this self-consciously stylized story of a social misfit who's rescued from emotional annihilation by the girl he kidnaps.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 1, 2000
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

If Martin Scorsese, John Cassavetes, and Abel Ferrara took turns directing scenes of a film written by and starring Jerry Lewis, it might resemble Buffalo '66.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Gallo transforma um personagem antipático e instável em uma figura comovente, enquanto Ricci, em uma de suas atuações mais sensuais, quase rouba o filme.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Buffalo '66 left me confused and unsatisfied, yet it's not an easy movie to dismiss.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Actor Vincent Gallo makes a feature directing debut with this bizarre, self-indulgent tale of a troubled guy, played by him in a narcissistic mode, who has never reconciled his unhappy childhood.

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Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Funny and quirky, with a great performance by Ricci. Gallo quickly grows annoying, though.

Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...the darkly beautiful work of an autistic, damaged child.

Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

It may not be the masterpiece that its narcissistic writer-director-star Vincent Gallo has claimed to be, but his filmmaking debut is a ceaselessly fascinating piece of work.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Gallo and Ricci? Can you possibly go wrong? Well, maybe if you tried to be conventional, but there's no danger of that here.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a love song to director-star Vincent Gallo by screenwriter Vincent Gallo (orchestrated, coincidentally, to the strains of music by Vincent Gallo)...

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A small-time waster fresh out of prison kidnaps a girl and forces her to pretend to be his wife in an attempt to fool his dysfunctional parents into believing… More
Anthony Lawrie
Vincent Gallo at his very best, this is his masterpiece. His acting and direction are uniquely brilliant as our the excellent cameos and performances… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
I have been watching this one nonstop for a year and am still unable to write a review. I cannot say anything about this movie, it is impossible to translate my… More
Lady D'arbanville
Quite slow moving at times, but a very unique and original storyline with a lot of character. I am very impressed with the performance from Vincent Gallo in… More
Eric S
First time director Vincent Gallo delivers an imaginative, comical tale of a social misfit who gets out of prison after a five year sentence, only to go home to… More
Jason Spencer
Weird. It's easy to get a little lost in this one. It's total indie flick and tries to be nothing more. Not for everyone.