Sightseers (2013)

Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way - on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina's led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 10, 2013
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director Ben Wheatley and writer-stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram deliver a wicked road trip movie that successfully walks the line between dark comedy and horror.

Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

It's not a perfect blend, but Ben Wheatley's film is different enough - on second thought, let's just call it what it is: weird - to warrant your attention. Your admiration, even.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

With a wink and a shrug, Sightseers shows us evil in all its banality.

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Derek Smith
Tiny Mix Tapes

It has a levity and self-aware absurdity that makes it not only a different kind of beast, but also another film that marks Ben Wheatley as a young director to keep an eye on.

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Walter V. Addiego
Hearst Newspapers

A British black comedy made in the spirit of "let's run with this demented premise till the tank is empty."

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

A brilliant, deliciously wicked, and thoroughly enjoyable road film ...

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

The film is certainly funny, but the laughs aren't as constant as you'd hope from a film like this.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

It's just not quite funny enough.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Darkly funny as it is, the movie has undercurrents of genuine and very British weirdness.

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Richard Haridy

Uncomfortably lurching from broad slapstick to dark and sharp gore - often in the space of a single scene - Sightseers adds up to a rather jumbled whole, despite the punchlines hitting as often as they miss.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Evil has a knitted jumper. Good Dark Comedy British Film! To be honest, Sightseers isn't right for many people at all; it's what you might call a… More
Mark Walker
After the dark crime thriller "Kill List" in 2011, writer/director Ben Wheatley has decided on a slightly lighter approach for his follow-up. Just… More
Daniel Mumby
It's always painful when a promising director fails to live up to their burgeoning reputation. Through Down Terrace and Kill List, Ben Wheatley has… More
Carlos Magalh„es
A detestable crap that forces us to follow for eighty-eight minutes a couple of hateful psychopaths in a sick story that wants to be a very dark comedy and make… More
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