Kamikaze '89
Kamikaze '89 (1983)

Famed filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder stars as a futuristic cop who must sniff out a bomb stashed somewhere in a 30-story Berlin office building. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 27, 1983
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Adam Sternbergh
New York Magazine/Vulture

It's completely bonkers and entirely charming.

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Mark Asch
Brooklyn Magazine

The production design... is jaw-dropping for the full 100-odd minutes.

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Melissa Anderson
Village Voice

When the increasingly knotty conspiracy plot that motors Kamikaze '89 grows too unintelligible or dull, Gremm has the good sense to cut to the film's greatest set piece ...

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TV Guide

For those rabid Rainer-maniacs who can't get enough of the late, great director, Kamikaze '89 is a must--if only to see Fassbinder in his leopard-skin suit. Others will probably find the goings-on rather trying.

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Sean Axmaker

The mystery is silly and confusing but the film is entertaining, with Fassbinder dressed in a leopard-print suit and playing racketball in a police disco in his off hours.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The result is a humorless film, even if meant to be a riot.

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