Lost Highway
Lost Highway (1997)

Set in a city suspiciously like Los Angeles, both blazingly modern and resolutely retro in look and feel. A jazz musician, tortured by the notion that his wife is having an affair, suddenly finds himself accused of her murder. In a parallel… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 21, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2008
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Visually arresting, the movie does keep you going until the finale confirms suspicions that Lynch has painted himself into a corner.

Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Here, the road leads nowhere in particular; what you pay for is the ride.

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Jeremiah Kipp
Slant Magazine

It's pensive male anxiety, and for some cultural reason it's easier for audiences to accept female hysteria than the insecurities of men.

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Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine

Beyond subversive and downright ahead of its time.

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Sean Gandert
Paste Magazine

What Lost Highway lacks in originality--compared to the rest of Lynch's oeuvre--it regains when compared to anyone else's films.

Rob Gonsalves

Mesmerizing yet cold and remote -- an exotic fish we can't touch.

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Sarah Wenk
Common Sense Media

Strange, disjointed; full of sex and violence.

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Steve Biodrowski

Its demented darkness actually coallesces into a strange kind of giddy joy - not unlike the rush of adrenaline one feels after a brush with danger.

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Emanuel Levy

The film begins promisingly, when a young couple gets paranoid over intrusion into their home, before turning into a bizarre yarn that many viewers will find confusing; even so Lynch's direction is mesmerizing from start to finish.

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Flixster Audience Score: 87% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Walker
"l like to remember things my own way" Whenever you approach a David Lynch film, you really have to be prepared for a surrealistic, mind-boggling… More
Graham Jones
Underrated and creepy as hell, Lost Highway is two stories mashed together. Robert Blake is one of the scariest things I've ever seen in this one.
Greg S
A jazz saxophonist is accused of murdering his wife; on death row, he mysteriously suddenly turns into a young mechanic who is released and has an affair with a… More
Tsubaki Sanjuro
As years pass by i've started to like this one a lot more. Pullman plays a great lead role, and Robert Blake is pretty damn creepy.
Dean King
Another David Lynch film that will baffle you as you try to work out what is real, what isn't, what is going on? It's not quite as strange as some of… More
Steven Carrier
"Lost Highway" is weird. It's weird because, for some reason, it's not as alienating as other David Lynch films. Well, don't get me… More