Repo! The Genetic Opera
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

Saw series mainstay Darren Lynn Bousman reunites with Twisted Pictures producers Oren Koules and Mark Burg for this futuristic shocker detailing a terrifying epidemic of organ failures. The denizens of planet Earth have been devastated by… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 20, 2009
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34%
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72%



Critic Score: 34% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Bombastic and intentionally gross, Repo! The Genetic Opera has a unique style but lacks the wit and substance to be involving.

Susan Walker
Toronto Star

As it has evolved from a 10-minute cabaret piece, through a short film Bousman made in Toronto, to the big screen, Repo! The Genetic Opera has gained in both guts and gusto.

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Ben Mankiewicz
At the Movies

I hated this movie.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The lowbrow and highfalutin collide in an orgy of upscale disembowelment as director Darren Lynn Bousman gives uneasy birth to the gore opera.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

David Cronenberg might have made a great movie with the plot to Repo! The Genetic Opera.

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Ben Lyons
At the Movies

I don't know if words can describe just how awful and disgusting and insulting this movie was to watch.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

The case for its quality is solid, the music is catchy, and "Repo!" may just destined for cult royalty.

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Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter

All-out thriller with few Bond touches but plenty of high-octane action.

Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Like a compost of Rocky Horror and Sweeney Todd, but without the floridity or the savage wit.

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James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Andrew Lloyd Webber meets SAW!

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Zach Brehany
In my life time, there have been few films that have taken over my mind, entranced me, or even became a staple in my subconscious as this indie horror/ rock… More
Tyler Kirk
TERRIBLE MOVIE. Allow me to save the average man allot of time. I attempted to watch this movie, but it's like some sort of sick goth sadism movie. I have… More
Alex roy
I enjoyed the concept of Repo! The Genetic Opera, however this film doesn't rival The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The film is very elaborate and effective,… More
Kevin McCarver
I remember really liking this movie when I first saw it, but when I saw it again today I realized most of it's flaws. The plot did go off at times and the… More
Melvin White
Shilo Wallace: Why oh why are my genetics such a bitch? "Not Your Parent's Opera" Repo! The Genetic Opera is not nearly as bad as the plot… More
Chris Weber
I expected this film to be just completely downright awful and having no redeeming qualities. And yes, while it really isn't that great of a movie, it is… More

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