Society (1989)

The directorial debut of horror producer Brian Yuzna, this low-budget shocker was an overseas success but sat on the shelf for three years before gaining a U.S. release. Billy Warlock stars as Bill Whitney, the troubled scion of a wealthy… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: September 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Although Society is at first blemished by its dated humor and contrived teenage self-discovery, we find everything is in service to a truly sensational ending.

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Andreas Samuelson

An attempt to make a different movie. And yes, it's different indeed but different is far from the same thing as good

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Scott Weinberg

Dreary suburban drama with a goopy horror finale, Society seems to be about a whole lot of ideas - when in truth it presents one or two pedestrian concepts and then repeats them ad nauseum.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
A weird but enjoyable tale that pokes fun at the inner circles of the rich elite of the Beverly Hills community. The less you know about this one the better but… More
Anthony Lawrie
Society is Brian Yuzna's most underrated film. It has the perfect balance of horror, suspense, humour and gore. It's also quite intelligent for what… More
Steve K
Obvious plotting... obvious plotting... obvious plotting... well BOY HOWDY look at that.
Luke Baldock
EEEEEWWWWW! It's yucky. Luckily though this film is so much more than its fantastic finale. The build up in paranoia is both nerve wracking and… More
Cassandra Maples
Billy Whitney is a troubled kid who's seeing a shrink because of his fear of loved ones and those that are close, which he has a hard time fitting in with… More
Curtis Lilly
Woa. The guy who made Re-animator teams up with the makeup guy from Freaked and produced a real gem. Society is Yuzna's view that society is a very… More