The Locusts
The Locusts (1997)

The owner of a Kansas cattle feedlot, the iron-willed, booze-swilling, sexually insatiable widow Delilah Ashford Potts, is the undisputed mistress of her own universe until mysterious stranger Clay Hewitt comes to town. The debut film for… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 3, 1997
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andy Seiler
USA Today

It's hot, it's sultry and everybody's smokin' in the rural Kansas of The Locusts. Too bad the movie never catches fire.

Clint Morris

A waste of film, and a waste of time.

Michael Dequina

Vaughn sports a succession of tight white T-shirts and tank tops of varying dirtiness, and the cast lights up enough cigarettes to have the audience die of second-hand smoke.

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Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

John Patrick Kelley, both the author and director of The Locusts, indulges himself constantly.

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Douglas Pratt

A pointless drama set on cattle feedlot

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
Impressive performance by Vince Vaughn in a straight dramatic role. Sultry tale of a twisted family dynamic and small town relationships. Ashley Judd at her… More

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