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

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 5, 1996
DVD Release Date: January 7, 2003
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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.

Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

There is some thought behind this broad humor.

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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.

Anne Billson
Daily Telegraph (UK)

This impressive debut feature by Stacy Title has its wobbly technical moments and one or two underdeveloped narrative strands, but it's brimful of provocative ideas and moral dilemmas as well as being extremely funny.

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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.

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Quentin Curtis
Daily Telegraph (UK)

Cynthia Roberts's film is poignant and courageous, but its curious status -- a film of a play that seems to want to be a documentary -- muffles its impact.

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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.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A vacuous black comedy set among frustrated liberals.

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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.