Twin Peaks - Fire Walk with Me
Twin Peaks - Fire Walk with Me (1992)

David Lynch's prequel to his cult television series "Twin Peaks" concerns the last seven days in the life of Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee), whose plastic-wrapped corpse, found floating in a river, was the fulcrum for the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 26, 2002
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Critic Score
61%
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User Score
79%


Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: For better or worse, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is every bit as strange and twisted as you'd expect from David Lynch.

Calum Marsh
Village Voice

In its own singular, deeply strange way, Fire Walk With Me is David Lynch's masterpiece.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

In Twin Peaks the movie, all the twists get straightened out. The thrill is gone.

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

One of Lynch's darkest, most disturbing films precisely because it is able to delve into the places that the show simply wasn't allowed to explore on national television.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

There have always been two sides to Lynch: the inscrutable, demonic prankster and the rhapsodic dreamer. In Fire Walk With Me, he's at least trying to recover his poetic sincerity. If only his dreams weren't starting to look like reruns.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

For those who are willing to go the distance with Lynch, the return trip to Twin Peaks is well worth the trouble.

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Dan Jardine
Cinemania

A fascinating tightrope-walk: Lynch's ultra-cool unconventional storytelling techniques are modified just enough to allow the movie to reach a broad audience

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

At its best, it's a dream within a dream, a nightmare in endlessly reflecting pop mirrors, a screen full of TV-movie sex and horror kitsch blowing up right in our faces.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

For a film with a pre-established conclusion, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me seems depressingly interminable.

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Total Film

With typical perversity, Lynch avoids cosy closure, instead riffing on his TV themes that seem even more baffling with big-screen expansion.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
xGary Xx
A pretty high school girl who dabbles with drugs and prostitution is haunted by bizarre dreams and stalked by a mysterious figure known only as "Bob".… More
Randy Tippy
Do you know who I am? I am the arm.
Greg S
This prequel to the events of the cult TV show explores the sordid story behind Laura Palmer's last days. There's a good core story here about the… More
El Hombre Invisible
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me can be both nightmarish and beautiful and both at the same time. Far from consistent or meaningful structure, but like most of… More
Graham Jones
It has some flaws but for those who are fans of the series, this is a must see. Actually looking back at it now, some of the most memorable scenes from all of… More
_kelly .King
"So Fucked Up" highlight: Bob

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