Little Murders
Little Murders (1971)

Hilarity alternates with appalling disasters and violence in this disturbing comedy scripted by cartoonist Jules Feiffer, based on his stage play of the same name. This film represents well-known actor Alan Arkin's first time out as a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 9, 1971
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Given our current culture of random violence, Little Murders feels eerily topical.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Great quirky script makes up for rather indifferent filming style.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The black comedy was torridly on target and eerily funny...

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
This is a brilliant black comedy based on a great off Broadway play. The story is fantastic and comments on city life and the postmodern world in an outrageous… More
Michael Gildea
If Kafka did nitrous, this is what you might get.
Tim Sigur
When my friends recommended this movie to me, I expected something a little different than what I got. Not that I was disappointed at all, this movie is… More
Eric Broome
Comedy doesn't come much blacker than this adaptation of a Jules Feiffer play. Elliott Gould is a listless photographer who's so apathetic that he… More
Adam Mahler
probably a better play; movie sort of hammers in front of you but scenes are great on their own; Donald Sutherland's monologue is incredible
The Movie Waffler
Such was the depth of quality in seventies cinema that many movies of the era have been unfairly forgotten. While stars like De Niro, Pacino and Hoffmann are… More