Eating Raoul
Eating Raoul (1982)

The dark comedy Eating Raoul focuses on the Blands, a married couple who have hit upon an ingenious scheme to raise money for their new, high-class restaurant. Using Mrs. Bland as bait, they lure perverts to their apartment, rob and kill… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 84% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Matthew Sorrento
Film Threat

Nicely lays out capitalism on the chopping block. In an obsessively consumptive culture like America's, the only way for a common couple to strive is through killing, then consuming.

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Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

The acting duo of Mary Woronov and Paul Bartel deliver a nonchalant comedic style of delivery, this odd matter-of-factly placidness in a sea of mayhem abounding...Read on->

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Overrated cult comedy isn't nearly as funny as it thinks it is.

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Despite the consistency of the film's droll take on murder and mayhem, it still feels oddly uneven and skimpy, as if there just isn't quite enough meat on its narrative bones.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Eating Raoul is a lively black comedy about the aftershocks of the sexual revolution in America.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Dark, wild and silly cult comedy.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Bartel's cult classic paved the way for many rude satires about sex, murder, and cannibalism.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's hard to resist this sardonically riotous black comedy, even if you know the ingredients in the gourmet meal are disgusting.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin Cookman
Silly con carne
Randy Tippy
Not bad for low budget, cannibalistic, 80's film-making where the highlight is a short erotic scene and the biggest star is Ed Begley, Jr.
Thomas Johnston
This movie had such a mystique about it that it could not live up to the expectations I had, but now I can say I have at least watched it.
Lafe Fredbjornson
I like Paul Bartel and Robert Beltran, but this movie was pretty silly - I could never get into the zaziness of it all. People keep saying how risque and funny… More
AJ Verser
A very funny cult movie, I really liked it, the story is really good too.The only thing I didn't really like was the ending, but still, I highly recommend… More
Cindy I
The ending of this film was not at all what I expected, which made it even more fun that it started out to be. Mary Woronov and Paul Bartel play a prim and… More