I Shot Andy Warhol
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

In 1968, flamboyant hedonist and pop-art icon Andy Warhol nearly died after he was shot by radical, lesbian feminist Valerie Solanas. For years her real reasons for the attempted assassination have remained clouded. This powerful, dramatic… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 23, 2001
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The film benefit from Lili Taylor's perfromance and from nice artistic treatment, but Valerie Solanas is simply not interesting enough as a dramatic character to occupy the center of a whole film.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Erratically paced but generally provocative.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Harron's style and Taylor's unforgettable performance keep us off-balance and engrossed.

Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

I had a lot of trouble trying to figure out why this picture was made. What was the director trying to accomplish?

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Nick Davis
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Never as compelling as its central performance, it's still a very good film - and after all, that's a hard performance to live up to.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
William Dunmyer
A shallow, silly film that portrays all its characters, including Andy Warhol, as ditzy airheads. The only real airhead here is Mary Harron, the filmmaker who… More
Leigh Ryan
Would have been okay if I were on acid. Although I love Lili Taylor so she did a fantastic job.
Robert C
Very well done. Really captures the look and feel of (what I would think) that whole "factory period" would have been like. Complete decadence on a… More
Michael Gildea
Decent but boring.
Anthony Lawrie
I have to say this wasn?t the film I was expecting. It did however, exceed my expectations that were already quite high! Mary Harron, is sadly, a very… More
John Ballantine
Slightly disappointing portrait of Andy Warhol's would be assassin. Interesting from an historical point of view..that's all.