Smoke (1995)

This ensemble drama centers on a neighborhood cigar store as it chronicles the entangled lives of fifteen characters. The story is divided into five chapters each bearing the name of a different character. The main players have roles in all… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 9, 1995
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

With a cigar box of subplots, this episodic yarn is more numbing than boring, though its increasingly compelling narrative has the ill-timed misfortune to collapse completely in its final talky segment.

Clint Morris

You just want to draw it....and never let it out. Great movie.

Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quirky, offbeat treat.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Interesting drama with thriller elements.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

brilliantly evocative

Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena

Simples e envolvente, o filme traz personagens inteligentes e articulados que merecem nossa atenšŃo - e o elenco Ú fantßstico.

Emanuel Levy

A deceptively quiet film that celebrates ordinary life as well as the art of storytelling.

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Michael Dequina

Puff away, and breathe in the smoke while it lasts.

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Christopher Null

Talky melodrama... you know you're watching an "Art Movie."

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Flixster Audience Score: 89% Flixster User Reviews
Melvin White
Paul Benjamin: if you're gonna die, what's more important, a good smoke or a good book. So he smoked his book. "Where there's smoke...… More
Lesley N
Literary film about a group of people, centred around a New York tobacconist and scripted by Paul Auster. You can tell an author wrote the script as… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Smoke" takes place in 1990 in the mythical land of Brooklyn where Auggie(Harvey Keitel) is the proprietor of a neighborhood… More
Stephen Earnest
Reminiscent of some of Jim Jarmusch's work, "Smoke" is an incredibly touching motion picture that focuses on the lives of several different… More
John Ballantine
There is a scene where Harvey Keitel does a monologue that goes on for what seems like ten minutes. The camera is still and all we are doing is watch a man… More
Christopher Brown
Awesome ensemble film with amazing performances and an intriguing story. Keitel's speech at the end is fantastic.