Kalifornia
Kalifornia (1993)

With writer Brian Kessler's (David Duchovny) contractual deadline for a book on serial killing fast approaching, he and girlfriend Carrie Laughlin (Michelle Forbes) decide to embark on a cross-country tour of famous murder sites for… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 28, 1997
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Brad Pitt's performance is crucial, and he rips into the character with a frightening sense of unhinged egomania, violently subverting the Redford-lite pretty-boy image with which so many wanted to associate him

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

An Absolutely riveting movie...Pitt is outstanding

Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

Pointless knock-off of NATURAL BORN KILLERS. Duchovny and Forbes both miscast and wasted. Juliette Lewis is annoying as ever.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's good-looking but unsubstantial.

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Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

A gritty, haunting voyeur's peek into the human condition.

Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Truly terrifying journey into madness.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The movie begins extremely well before escalating into the inevitable Straw Dogs confrontation, when the sensitive-intellectual man discovers, just like Dustin Hoffman, that when push comes to shove, we're all brutes and animals.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Visually stylish, thematically creepy.

Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Far more insightful than the similar but overblown Natural Born Killers.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Cory Taylor
Starting like a soft-core Red Shoe Diaries episode, the guitar score is less heart-throbbing and more chintzy. In a sociological study on murderous psychology,… More
Bethany Murphy
Really great film. Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis are excellent together and Brad Pitt really makes you shiver with his outstanding performance as a serial… More
Jens S.
Very few people would dare to question Brad Pitt's versatility today. That was different in the early 90s, when he was still underestimated as just another… More
Melvin White
Kalifornia is an amazing look at the lack of morals and guilt that a sociopathic killer has. Brad Pitt gives what I believe to be one of his best performances… More
Manu Gino
Fear never travels alone Good movie. It gets better as it goes along. Not only is the story very impressive, so is the acting from our four leads. Overall this… More
Lady D'arbanville
Now here?s a film to challenge any Brad Pitt admirers out there, you can practically smell him in this film and that?s exactly the kind of roles I prefer him to… More

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