John Dies at the End
John Dies at the End (2013)

It's a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 25, 2013
DVD Release Date: April 2, 2013
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Some will find the darkly funny, genre-bending incoherence of John Dies at the End charming; some will feel its zany antics and gore lead to an unsatisfying payoff.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

I stopped taking notes when the woman disintegrated into a ball of writhing snakes.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

How can a single movie contain all this awesome craziness?

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Scott Weinberg

Rare is the flick that wedges this many genres into one frame, and so well.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Despite its astronomical body count, John Dies at the End never takes itself too seriously, and neither should you.

Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

[It] eventually finds its own rhythm and meaningful chaos.

Richard Haridy

This is a gloriously gonzo trip packed with enough odd narrative tangents to fill half a dozen features. While not always successful, this energetic mash-up so genuinely wants to entertain that it's hard not to be won over by its barrage of absurdity.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Director Don Coscarelli isn't especially smooth or coherent, and he leans on weird for weird's sake.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Nobody cares about John.

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Violet Lucca
Film Comment Magazine

The saving grace of John Dies at the End is undoubtedly its manic storytelling: the energy and pacing of scenes give the movie the impression of being told on the spot (which is of course what the framing device intends).

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