Crimes of the Future
Crimes of the Future (1970)

Fans of innovative Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg will recognize the emergence of a his unique voice in this 1970 project, the director's second feature (following the 1969 Stereo). The bizarre premise introduces a dystopian future… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1970
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

All of Cronenberg's personal obsessions--the distortion of the body, the grotesquerie of sex--are on display, though the treatment is a bit sophomoric.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Surreal sci-fi black humor farce that never quite clicks.

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Fernando F. Croce

A great analytical joke by David Cronenberg, who has already the impeccable deadpan style to tell it

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Shane Burridge

Difficult viewing, although there are some intriguing nuggets buried within

Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

... essential to Cronenberg fans, (a) dispassionate portraitsof fictional experiments in the mutation of mankind in the near future.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Eric Broome
Despite more variety in sets and the upgrade to color, "Crimes of the Future" is actually harder to sit through than the preceding "Stereo."… More