I Shot Andy Warhol
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)

The true story of Valerie Solanas, the radical feminist who became notorious after shooting art world icon Andy Warhol, is portrayed in this fact-based drama. In an attempt to present a fair assessment of her actions, writer-director Mary… 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

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

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
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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: 70% 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
Michael Gildea
Decent but boring.
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
John Ballantine
Slightly disappointing portrait of Andy Warhol's would be assassin. Interesting from an historical point of view..that's all.
Leigh Ryan
Would have been okay if I were on acid. Although I love Lili Taylor so she did a fantastic job.
Mike T.
This script does very little for the interesting subject matter and the potential that the film has to offer. The acting is good overall and the story itself is… More