Planet Terror (Grindhouse Presents: Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror)
Planet Terror (Grindhouse Presents: Robert Rodriguez's Planet Terror) (2007)

Maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez details the violent struggle between a ravenous army of zombie-like humanoids who have taken control of the planet and the remaining survivors who refuse to go down without a fight. A dangerous government… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 16, 2007
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Walters
Time Out

Aficionados will appreciate the po-faced wordplay and self-consciously gnarled-up aesthetic (missing reels, bad syncing, etc) as much as the fleshy centrepieces and gross-out grace notes. Others will struggle to find much appeal.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Planet Terror makes bad movies look good, and that's absolutely a compliment.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

Too ugly conceptually to be any fun.

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Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Packed with hot women, a ninja-like character and zombies, it's the kind of movie a 15-year-old would make with a limitless budget and little concern for ratings. Good thing he knows how to make an incredibly fun movie.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Deduces that the nudging awareness and recreation of a genre's tropes is enough

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Geysers of blood, insinuating camera angles and an extremely playful editing style add to the mayhem, keeping us gasping in horror and laughing at the gleeful excesses on screen.

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Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

A first-rate homage to the schlocky, sleazy B-movies of decades past.

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Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

Some people call this a guilty pleasure %u2013 a silly expression that has been adopted by serious minded critics who apologise for liking overtly commercial movies

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Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Exciting, sexy, gory - in a good way - and frequently laugh-out-loud funny, Rodriguez's zombie exploitation flick is the most fun you'll have in the cinema all year.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
I think this film suffers from being separated from its intended twin (Death Proof) as part of the Grindhouse experience. Although I enjoyed Planet terror, it… More
Directors Cat
It was a huge risk for Rodriguez and Tarantino making the grindhouse double feature and attempting to revive the genre, and I had low expectations from the… More
xGary Xx
A deadly plague that turns the populace into flesh eating mutants is released into the atmosphere and a band of misfits join together to fight their way to… More
Zach Brehany
With the zombie sub-genre of films, there is one law that has been formed ever sense the 1960s: Ever Zombie film made pays homage to that of George A. Romero… More
Eric Alvarez
VERY original, very cool, and very bloody. This and Death Proof make for a perfect pairing. PS.....a machine gun for a leg?! You know you have a winning movie!
Alex roy
Planet terror is a terrific film with a dark, gritty look. The film looks unsettling, and it looks cheap, which adds a certain creative element to the film. The… More

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