The Last Movie
The Last Movie (1971)

Stylish tale of a stunt man working on a western that's shot on location in Peru. He stays behind after the crew leaves, and discovers that the villagers are ritualistically re-enacting the making of the film--only they don't… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 29, 1971
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Dennis Hopper's The Last Movie is a wasteland of cinematic wreckage.

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J. Hoberman
Village Voice

One of the craziest (and druggiest) movies ever made, it's also blatantly self-deconstructing and meta to the max, albeit produced years before those terms became commonplace.

Alan Jones
Radio Times

One of the all-time classics of pretentiously incomprehensible cinema.

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Stefan Kanfer
TIME Magazine

That sound you hear is of checkbooks closing all over Hollywood.

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Robert Murphy
Time Out

Dazzling, chaotic, indulgent.

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TV Guide

Take a look at the cast list and you'll see that Hopper called in many of his pals to do cameos, but all that talent couldn't help.

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Variety Staff

Film suffers from a multiplicity of themes, ideas and its fragmented style with flash-forwards intertwined.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

My mind had a good deal of trouble tolerating the inflated pretensions of Hopper, who, it's now apparent, is gifted with all of the insights of a weekend mystic who drives to and from his retreat in a Jaguar.

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Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

An astute and rather nasty allegory of Hollywood's cultural imperialism that seemingly could only have come from one of Tinseltown's very own longtime residents.

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