The Cars That Ate Paris
The Cars That Ate Paris (1974)

This first effort from acclaimed writer/director Peter Weir is set in the secluded rural town of Paris, Australia, where the chief source of income is provided by the orchestration of automobile accidents -- which frequently claim the lives… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 4, 2004
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Establishes many of the themes that he would revisit later in his career; it especially resembles The Truman Show in many ways.

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Derek Smith
Apollo Guide

As a low-budget first film, director Peter Weir could've done worse, but I'm thankful that his career continued in a very different direction than this film would suggest.

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AJ Verser
I found this movie confusing, slow, boring, and very strange. I wasn't sure if anything was actually going on. I wouldn't recommend seeing this… More
Jojo Shek
Horror movie genre that involves killing machines specially cars are mostly bad ideas to start with. This is an early film of director Peter Weir (Gallipoli).… More
Anthony Lawrie
I love Peter Weir's early work. The Cars That Ate Paris is a great example of forgotten Ozploitation, an Australian cult classic!
Marcus Woolcott
First off, this is Paris: Australia, not Paris: France. It's a charming little horror debut from Peter Weir that sits somewhere between Clockwork Orange… More