The Last Movie
The Last Movie (1971)

In this film, stunt man Kansas is attracted by the ineffable primitiveness of the native settings of his latest filming location and remains behind. He goes off into the hills with a friend to hunt for gold. His friend dies on this quest,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 29, 1971
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie is a wasteland of cinematic wreckage.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

One of the craziest (and druggiest) movies ever made, it's also blatantly self-deconstructing and meta to the max, albeit produced years before those terms became commonplace.

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Alan Jones
Radio Times

One of the all-time classics of pretentiously incomprehensible cinema.

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Stefan Kanfer
TIME Magazine

That sound you hear is of checkbooks closing all over Hollywood.

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Robert Murphy
Time Out

Dazzling, chaotic, indulgent.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Take a look at the cast list and you'll see that Hopper called in many of his pals to do cameos, but all that talent couldn't help.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Film suffers from a multiplicity of themes, ideas and its fragmented style with flash-forwards intertwined.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

My mind had a good deal of trouble tolerating the inflated pretensions of Hopper, who, it's now apparent, is gifted with all of the insights of a weekend mystic who drives to and from his retreat in a Jaguar.

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Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

An astute and rather nasty allegory of Hollywood's cultural imperialism that seemingly could only have come from one of Tinseltown's very own longtime residents.

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