Crumb
Crumb (1995)

A fascinating, funny and finally troubling documentary about the prolific, iconoclastic underground cartoonist Robert Crumb.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 9, 1999
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Crumb's sense of humor is his saving personal grace and the movie's insurance policy against total immersion into the morbid. But just so you know, Crumb fully earns its most revealing screen credit: 'David Lynch Presents.'

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

an absolutely disarming documentary and one of the very best of its kind

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson
sbs.is

interesting

R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

Crumb may be rough around the edges, even occasionally tedious, but what Zwigoff manages to uncover is honest, captivating and strangely visceral.

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Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis

Filled with haunting images, only a few of which are created by the hand of R. Crumb.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

This brilliant docu is not just a portrait of a compulsive artist, but also a deep inquiry into the mysteries of art, creativity, mental illness and family bind.

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Sean Axmaker
MSN.com

(An) offbeat and often uncomfortably revealing portrait of the legendary underground comic book artist Robert Crumb and his brothers, Maxon and Charles...

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Stan Hall
Oregonian

Among the all-time great American documentaries.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Sporadically intriguing but ultimately overrated...

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
The documentary profiles Robert Crumb, a cartoonist with a fucked up family and a perverse artistic sensibility. A film with depth and probing intellect, Crumb… More
Cindy I
I have a hard time recommending this. The film is a typical talking head doc about comics artist Robert Crumb, with all the traits you'd expect --… More
Anthony Lawrie
I have a love hate relationship with Crumb's work. Most of it I love but the part I hate is explained as the main topic in this documentary. Indeed,… More
Chris Garman
You have probably seen Robert Crumb's images somewhere, be it on a comic book, a set of mud flaps, or in your mind at night. Crumb's documentary is an… More
Lucas Martins
Odd and wonderful study about Robert Crumb and underground comics with a dark view of America, sex and family.
_kelly .King
A bold and unflinching examination of an (socially edgy) artist and his equally talented but more troubled male siblings. Deserved its Grandy Jury Prize at… More