Inland Empire
Inland Empire (2006)

A blonde actress is preparing for her biggest role yet, but when she finds herself falling for her co-star, she realizes that her life is beginning to mimic the fictional film that they're shooting. Adding to her confusion is the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 14, 2007
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72%
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75%


Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Typical David Lynch fare: fans of the director will find Inland Empire seductive and deep. All others will consider the heady surrealism impenetrable and pointless.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

An amazing and unshakeable experience.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

A can't-miss experience and likely one of the year's very best films.

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

A terrifying nightmare to lose yourself in.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

A bucket of Lynchian leftovers, stirred slightly and left to ferment in the dark.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Whether shattering or boring, you'll still have your eyes wide, wide open from begin to end.

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Charles Cassady
Common Sense Media

Trippy, twisty thriller is totally out to Lynch.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

You may find Lynch's experimentalism and willful obscurity to be the work of a poseur, ultimately pointless drivel. I can understand that, but I think you would be wrong.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Lynch's brilliant and bizarre films have often come to us as a puzzle wrapped in an enigma, but his latest is enshrouded with two layers of 'who cares?'

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Unspeakably beautiful

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Flixster Audience Score: 75% Flixster User Reviews
Graham Jones
A nightmare from the mind of David Lynch. Inland Empire is his most disjointed and fragmented which also makes it the most dreamlike. His startling images… More
Steven Carrier
I simply can't stand this movie. David Lynch has his moments for me (namely "Blue Velvet" and "Mulholland Dr") but "Inland… More
Kase Vollebregt
I am sad to say i could not make it through 'Inland Empire'. I don't understand David Lynch's use of dream-like imagery. I was lost in the… More
Conner Rainwater
I think everything that made Mulholland Drive challenging is tripled here. Literally the entire movie is just a series of highly fantastical and subjective… More
Anthony Lawrie
What I liked about Inland Empire is the mix of old and new Lynch. The digital camera work lends itself perfectly to Lynch's style but also we see returns… More
Dan Schultz
An arresting, hypnotic viewing experience concerning a promising actress (Laura Dern) who loses herself in the part of her biggest role ever, as she begins to… More

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