Lipstick (1976)

Lipstick is a cheap exploitation film pretending to make a social statement about rape and revenge. Chris (Margaux Hemingway), a fashion model is raped by Gordon Stuart (Chris Sarandon) her sister's music teacher. When he tries to rape… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 2, 1976
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2003
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Critic Score: 14% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A nasty film about a brutal rape that pretends it has something positive to say on the subject but remains content to be just another cynical exploitation film.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a pervasively uneven drama/thriller that is, for the most part, simply too slow for its own good...

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Lamont Johnson buys wholesale into scripter David Rayfiel's dissection of the fine line between image and reality.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
Greg S
A fashion model is brutally raped by an experimental composer who is acquitted by the jury. Later she gets a chance to mow him down in the street after he… More