The Last Supper
The Last Supper (1996)

In this satirical, sophisticated black comedy, five graduate students gather every Sunday to engage in a political debate with a guest. After inviting an extreme right-winger to dinner, the group leader ends up killing the man. The five… More

Directed By:
Rated: R
Running Time:
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 5, 1996
DVD Release Date: January 7, 2003
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Also Available On

Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It struggles to find a balance between its humor and its message, but The Last Supper's sharp script and well-chosen cast offer just enough nourishment for fans of black comedy.

Rita Kempley
Washington Post

This sour, repetitive fare fails to feed our hunger for either laughter or enlightenment. It's all empty calories and reactionary chic.

Geoff Andrew
Time Out

It falls apart, but the cool cast and caustic script will leave most right-thinking people well satisfied.

Full review…
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A vacuous black comedy set among frustrated liberals.

Full review…
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

As the body count gets higher, and the housemates begin to question their high-and-mighty purposes, the movie stumbles under its sophomoric moral weight.

Janet Maslin
New York Times

The Last Supper shows some darkly effective visual style, but it has none of the wit needed to save such a story from lumbering obviousness and sophomoric political debate.

Clint Morris

Deliciously Dark!

Emanuel Levy

This low-budgeter that "came out of nowhere" is a fresh, pungent tale about Right and Left--and Right and Left--in contempo American politics, well-acted by a gifted ensmeble, including the young Cameron Diaz.

Full review…
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

You know you're in good hands in The Last Supper from the well-directed first scene.

Full review…
Scott Weinberg

The flick seems like a long and well-told joke; one that's enjoyable to listen to despite the lack of a truly resounding punchline.

Full review…
More reviews for The Last Supper

Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Tense and scary black comedy, with a really good message. Well done.
Curtis Lilly
Pretty fun poke at political extremists. Short, and the movie doesn't really go anywhere but at the table, but it was fun for a lazy monday night.
Dead Angel
This is the reason why I hate politics. You welcome yourself into this shit, you become a killer even if you don't want to. The only part I enjoyed is the… More
Stuart Brooks
You know what, I prefered the bigotted people they killed than these annoying liberals...
Candy Rose
Black comedy about students discussing current affairs with dinner guests, which leads to murder. Good cast, sees a young Cameron Diaz. Good plot and ending.
Jason Spencer
This is a good flick that is a little twisted and funny. It has a full cast and really makes you think about the people you hang out with.