Crimewave (1986)

In a slapstick spoof of hitmen and crime stories, the head of a security systems company (Hamid Dana) is bumped off by two gonzo exterminators (Brion James and Paul L. Smith) who have gone from stomping out pesky varmints to stomping out… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 25, 1986
DVD Release Date: April 26, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A strange but not funny spoof of hitmen that disappoints because the comedy is too simplistic.

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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Raimi exibe a mesma energia ensandecida de Evil Dead, arrancando algumas risadas justamente graças ao volume e ao histrionismo de sua direção (e também, em parte, em função do roteiro amalucado dos irmãos Coen).

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El Hombre Invisible
Brion James and Paul Smith are hysterical in this very bizarre, live-action cartoon. Bruce Campbell shows why he's the man from day one. Very interesting… More
Anthony Valletta
A great dark comedy collaboration between the Coen Brothers and Raimi.
Ken Stachnik
Its...all over the place, but has moments of real brilliance. Spiderman 3 and this both share that fatal formula. The kid in the elevator though is fantastic!
Christopher Brown
Though everyone involved disowns this one, I loves it. It really shows Raimi and the Coens' raw and cheesy sense of humour when they are given free reign.… More
Doctor Strangeblog
In a word: wacky. Make that wackywackywacky! From start to finish, a manic, at times surrealist adventure chronicling one crazy night when a co-owner of a… More
Marion Ravenwood
This movie is pretty bad. The movie lags, but there a a few enjoyable gags in there.