Anguish (1988)

The patrons of a crowded movie theater are systematically murdered by a killer whose methods replicate the deaths seen on screen. This Spanish horror film received complimentary attention from critics for its combination of gore and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1988
DVD Release Date: April 25, 1999
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Anton Bitel
FilmLand Empire

horror at its most sophisticated and self-reflexive, using cinema itself - its projections and imaginative impacts - as an arena for anxiety-riddled ideas about what it means to surrender ourselves to someone else's sinister, suggestive vision.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Roteiro, montagem, desenho de som e direção brilhantes em um filme magistralmente insano.

James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a clever, if not wholly successful, slasher film that toys with the uncomfortable links between blood on the screen and blood in the audience

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Sylvester Kuo
Seriously!!! One of the most frightening slashers ever, I loved the unique storytelling and the brilliant camera shots. The film taken place in a movie theatre… More
Ed Fucking Harris
Definently enjoyed this 'movie within a movie' '88 Horror Film from Spain. Stars Zelda Rubinstein (that weird looking lady from the poltergeist.)… More