Johnny Suede
Johnny Suede (1991)

'Johnny Suede' is a contemporary fable about a mildly talented young man with musical ambitions who is forced to confront some truths about himself.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 1, 1991
DVD Release Date: August 30, 2005
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Has a lot of appeal and potential, but it's sadly a wasted and utterly terrible experience...

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Michael Clawson
West Valley View

Super odd indie flick with the worst movie hairdo ever, until Bill Murray did Kingpin.

Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Pitt's tendency to turn into a space cadet without a well-defined archetype to play slows the movie's pacing to a crawl

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Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury

Nice try, good style, but very boring.

Emanuel Levy

A bizarre, idiosyncratic fable that draws on Jarmusch's minimalist style (DiCillo was Jarmusch's lenser) and David Lynch's Erasrerhead.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
Johnny Suede, a young man with a freakishly large pompadour (Brad Pitt), tries to pay the rent, keep a girlfriend, and make it as a musician in the big city.… More
Cameron Johnson
Though Pitt puts on a particularly good performance to accompany some good songs and other high points, "Johnny Suede" still isn't the most solid… More
Kevin M. Williams
Lackluster early Pitt star effort about the attempts of yet another drifter trying to make it in New York. I'll bet he'll be lucky if some legit… More
Leo L
Love this film!
Byron Brubaker
I once directed a short scene from this movie for a theatre festival in college. I made sure neither of the guys in my cast or myself watched the movie during… More