Bound (1996)

Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly nearly set the screen on fire in this clever, female-powered twist on the standard Mob caper film. Gershon is Corky, an ex-con renovating the apartment next door to where Tilly's Violet lives. Violet is… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: October 4, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2001
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Mike Clark
USA Today

Some caper movies build suspense, while others tweak the genre with tongue lancing cheek. But this lesbian caper pic often pulls off both feats in the same scene, even simultaneously.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I was on the edge of my seat most of the time.

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Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks

A masterful neo-noir, with bright and shiny colors and contrasts, deliciously camp acting, and a killer plot.

Cole Smithey

[VIDEO ESSAY] Revered in lesbian circles for its hat-tips to the milieu's authenticity, "Bound" is a neo-noir that earns every ratchet click of tension is draws from its audience - body and soul.

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Emanuel Levy

This lesbian crime drama is enjoyable, though it's a pale imitation of the Cohen brothers and Tarantino.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Excellent movie, proving the Wachowski Brothers did have talent, once.

Rob Gonsalves

It's been praised for its spin on film noir standards, but all it actually does is reproduce them and arrange them back-to-back.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

Stylish, nicely written and filled with tension. An exceptional piece of filmmaking.

Brian Mckay

Gangsters and Lesbos and pre-Matrix Wachowskis . . . oh my!

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After their excellent original script for the Richard Donner movie Assassins was significantly altered by re-writes, The Wachowskis (Andy and Larry (now Lana))… More
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Awesome and rad would best words to describe the story of the film. With memorable scenes of twisted murder, Bound shows how the Wachowski brothers don't… More
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"I can fuck someone I just met. But to steal I have to know someone like I know myself."</i> Corky, a tough female ex con and her… More