Sightseers (2013)

Chris (Steve Oram) wants to show Tina (Alice Lowe) his world and he wants to do it his way - on a journey through the British Isles in his beloved Abbey Oxford Caravan. Tina's led a sheltered life and there are things that Chris needs… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 10, 2013
DVD Release Date: December 10, 2013
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Director Ben Wheatley and writer-stars Alice Lowe and Steve Oram deliver a wicked road trip movie that successfully walks the line between dark comedy and horror.

Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

It's not a perfect blend, but Ben Wheatley's film is different enough - on second thought, let's just call it what it is: weird - to warrant your attention. Your admiration, even.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

With a wink and a shrug, Sightseers shows us evil in all its banality.

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Sarah Dobbs

Here, Britishness is the horror. And that's really scary.

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Walter V. Addiego
Hearst Newspapers

A British black comedy made in the spirit of "let's run with this demented premise till the tank is empty."

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

A brilliant, deliciously wicked, and thoroughly enjoyable road film ...

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Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Metro (UK)

A must for cult connoisseurs who take their comedy strong and dark.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

It's just not quite funny enough.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Darkly funny as it is, the movie has undercurrents of genuine and very British weirdness.

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Heather Wixson
Daily Dead

Sightseers is everything you could want from a dark comedy infused with horror and is by far Wheatley's most assured work to date.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A detestable film that forces us to follow for eighty-eight minutes a couple of hateful psychopaths with a sick story that wants to be a very dark comedy and… More
Greg S
A dowdy and desperate dog psychologist goes on a holiday in the English countryside with her new boyfriend, and soon notices that people who annoy him turn up… More
Manu Gino
Evil has a knitted jumper. Good Dark Comedy British Film! To be honest, Sightseers isn't right for many people at all; it's what you might call a… More
Mark Walker
After the dark crime thriller "Kill List" in 2011, writer/director Ben Wheatley has decided on a slightly lighter approach for his follow-up. Just… More
Daniel Mumby
It's always painful when a promising director fails to live up to their burgeoning reputation. Through Down Terrace and Kill List, Ben Wheatley has… More
Gimly M.
My Plex account listed this movie as being a "Drama Romance Crime Thriller Horror Comedy". We laughed, but that's actually pretty accurate.