Vernon, Florida
Vernon, Florida (1981)

Director Errol Morris didn't have to exagerrate much when painting an off-the-wall portrait of Vernon, Florida. All he had to do was walk down the street to witness the various oddballs and goofballs populating the small Southern… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Release Date: July 26, 2005
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

a Platonic dialogue in that it's suspiciously like a monologue disguised as an exchange.

Full review…
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Vernon at first appears to be an exploitative display of the fluent eccentricities of a rural compendium and becomes collectively applicable, even relevant.

Full review…
Noel Murray
The Dissolve

Morris' first two films are as carefully composed and thematically complex as any scripted drama.

Full review…
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

the great turkey hunter creates a long lasting character along with the other Vernon residents

Full review…
Annette Cardwell

engrossing and rather endearing

Full review…
More reviews for Vernon, Florida

Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Reid Volk
While I love Morris, this is not one of his most impressive documentaries. While it does feature an oddly fascinating cast of characters, it could have used a… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Vernon, Florida" is a documentary by Errol Morris about the citizens of a small Florida town who talk about their daily lives,… More
Steve K
Documentary about small town life in Florida in 1981. Engaging.
Robert Fearon
Engrossing and endearing.
Curtis Lilly
Best quotable lines in any movie ever. Period. You will laugh your face off, then feel bad about it. I love this movie. Each time you watch it, you progress… More
Wu Chouin
Another interesting human subject study by Morris.