Paparazzi (2004)

Paparazzi--they are chroniclers of Hollywood glitz and glamour, and key players in the public's insatiable appetite for information and photos about their favorite stars. They seem to never sleep, hunters who trail their prey--the show… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 3, 2004
DVD Release Date: January 11, 2005
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A crude, ludicrous exploitation movie with a questionable moral.

Robert Abele
L.A. Weekly

Pointedly ugly vigilante screed.

Joe Leydon

Visually uninspired and dramatically overheated, Paparazzi has overall look and feel of generic direct-to-video production.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

How can anyone with half a brain buy in to this nonsense?

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

It doesn't take long for the film to devolve into a ludicrously far-fetched Celebrity Death Wish.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

A vigilante movie so sleazy and creepy it makes Death Wish look like a comedy.

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Cole Smithey

It's not a good sign when a director's primary claim to fame is as Mel Gibson's former hair stylist.

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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice

An egregiously self-serving slice of celebrity worship.

Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger

A vigilante fable so boorish, brainless and mean-spirited, everyone involved should be locked up for assault.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Loathsome doesn't begin to describe it. How about "toxic"?

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Paparazzi is an awful action revenge thriller that lacks anything truly interesting. The film has a poor cast, a poorly written script, wooden performances and… More
Drew Smith
A violent, stupid and completely pointless revenge film.
Cynthia S.
Innovative, ground breaking cinema? No. But it's still a pretty decent ride, and this movie is filled with cameos. I wouldn't own the movie, but it is… More
Aaron Neuwirth
No, this is the rating you give to awful movies.
Al S
Could of been a decent revenge-action flick with a performance from a promisiung new star but only feels like dull, dark and recklass thriller where the good… More
Remi Logan
This film made me sympathize more with public figures and celebrities. Regardless of your fame or profession, everyone's entitled to their privacy.