Twin Peaks - Fire Walk with Me
Twin Peaks - Fire Walk with Me (1992)

This dark drama is the prequel to the TV series, Twin Peaks, also by director David Lynch. A woman who seems to be innocent and pure by day leads a double life in a rural community where quite a bit of evil lurks just beneath the surface of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 28, 1992
DVD Release Date: February 26, 2002
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61%
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78%

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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: For better or worse, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me is every bit as strange and twisted as you'd expect from David Lynch.

Calum Marsh
Village Voice

In its own singular, deeply strange way, Fire Walk With Me is David Lynch's masterpiece.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

In Twin Peaks the movie, all the twists get straightened out. The thrill is gone.

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Meredith Borders
Birth.Movies.Death.

Not a goddamn thing happens in this movie. I actively hated it. It made me yearn for the absolute worst episode of Twin Peaks.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

There have always been two sides to Lynch: the inscrutable, demonic prankster and the rhapsodic dreamer. In Fire Walk With Me, he's at least trying to recover his poetic sincerity. If only his dreams weren't starting to look like reruns.

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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel

For those who are willing to go the distance with Lynch, the return trip to Twin Peaks is well worth the trouble.

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Sean Axmaker
Stream on Demand

Though a disappointment to many upon release, this looks better with the passing of time and the easing of expectations, and it looks forward to the more finely wrought nightmares and mind-warps of Lost Highway and Mulholland Dr.

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

At its best, it's a dream within a dream, a nightmare in endlessly reflecting pop mirrors, a screen full of TV-movie sex and horror kitsch blowing up right in our faces.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune

For a film with a pre-established conclusion, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me seems depressingly interminable.

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Sean Gandert
Paste Magazine

It's a much needed corrective on many of the show's ethical missteps (or at least shortcuts), and an absolutely essential part of the entire Twin Peaks experience.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Walker
Only two years after winning the Palme d'Or at Cannes for Wild at Heart, David Lynch decided to revisit the town of his much loved TV series Twin Peaks and… More
Greg S
This prequel to the events of the cult TV show explores the sordid story behind Laura Palmer's last days. There's a good core story here about the… More
Carlos Magalhães
Put bluntly, this is not for the uninitiated; but for those who saw the series, this messy prequel is much easier to understand than it seems, inviting us into… More
Graham Jones
It has some flaws but for those who are fans of the series, this is a must see. Actually looking back at it now, some of the most memorable scenes from all of… More
xGary Xx
A pretty high school girl who dabbles with drugs and prostitution is haunted by bizarre dreams and stalked by a mysterious figure known only as "Bob".… More
Randy Tippy
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