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26 August 1994 (USA) See more »
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The Media Made Them Superstars. See more »
Plot:
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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Truly Beautiful Movie and Enjoyable on Many Levels See more (565 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Woody Harrelson ... Mickey Knox

Juliette Lewis ... Mallory Knox

Tom Sizemore ... Det. Jack Scagnetti

Rodney Dangerfield ... Ed Wilson, Mallory's Dad
Everett Quinton ... Deputy Warden Wurlitzer

Jared Harris ... London Boy

Pruitt Taylor Vince ... Deputy Warden Kavanaugh

Edie McClurg ... Mallory's Mom

Russell Means ... Old Indian
Lanny Flaherty ... Earl

O-Lan Jones ... Mabel

Robert Downey Jr. ... Wayne Gale

Richard Lineback ... Sonny

Kirk Baltz ... Roger

Ed White ... Pinball Cowboy
Terrylene ... Julie

Maria Pitillo ... Deborah
Josh Richman ... Soundman

Sean Stone ... Kevin

Melinda Renna ... Antonia Chavez
Jerry Gardner ... Work Boss #1
Jack Caffrey ... Work Boss #2
Leon Skyhorse Thomas ... Work Boss #3
Corinna Everson ... TV Mallory (as Corey Everson)

Dale Dye ... Dale Wrigley

Edward Conna ... Gerald Nash (as Eddy 'Doogie' Conna)

Evan Handler ... David

Matthew Faber ... Kid #1

Jamie Harrold ... Kid #2
Jake Grace ... Kid #3 (as Jake Beecham)
Saemi Nakamura ... Japanese Girl #1 / Japanese Reporter
Keiko Seiko ... Japanese Girl #2 (as Seiko Yoshida)
Katharine McQueen ... London Girl

Salvator Xuereb ... French Boy #1
Natalie Karp ... French Girl

Emmanuel Xuereb ... French Boy #2

Balthazar Getty ... Gas Station Attendant
Jessie Rutkowski ... Young Girl

Sally Jackson ... Mickey's Mom
Phil Neilson ... Mickey's Dad
Brian Barker ... Young Mickey
Corinna Laszlo ... Emily, Hostage in Motel

Red West ... Cowboy Sheriff
Gerry Runnels ... Indian Cop

Jeremiah Bitsui ... Young Indian Boy

Lorraine Farris ... Pinky

Tommy Lee Jones ... Warden Dwight McClusky

Glen Chin ... Druggist

Steven Wright ... Dr. Emil Reingold
Peter Crombie ... Intense Cop
John M. Watson Sr. ... Black Inmate

Joe Grifasi ... Deputy Sheriff Duncan Homolka
Douglas Crosby ... Mallory's Guard #1

Carl Ciarfalio ... Mallory's Guard #2

Marshall Bell ... Deputy #1
Carol-Renee Modrall ... Short-Order Cook
Jim Carrane ... Smithy
Robert Swan ... Deputy Napalatoni (as Bob Swan)

Louis Lombardi ... Deputy Sparky
Robert Jordan ... WGN Newscaster
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Ashley Judd ... Grace Mulberry (scenes deleted)
David Paul ... The Hun Brothers (scenes deleted)
Peter Paul ... The Hun Brothers (scenes deleted)

Rachel Ticotin ... Wanda Bisbing (scenes deleted)

Adrien Brody ... Cameraman (uncredited)
John Busse ... Reporter (uncredited)
Hank Corwin ... Headless Figure / Mickey's Dad Demon (uncredited)
Stephen Detherage ... Prison Trustee (uncredited)

Paul Dillon ... Prison Inmate Who Breaks TV (uncredited)
Herb Gains ... Wayne Gale's assistant (uncredited)

James Gammon ... Redneck's Buddy in the Diner (uncredited)

Jennifer Say Gan ... Asian Reporter (uncredited)

Danny Goldring ... Grace Mulberry's father (uncredited)
Jane Hamsher ... Female Demon (uncredited)

Mark Harmon ... Mickey Knox in Wayne Gale's Reconstruction (uncredited)

Arliss Howard ... Owen Traft, Mickey & Mallory's Guardian Angel / The Demon (uncredited)

Boris Karloff ... The Monster (archive footage) (uncredited)
Kathy Long ... Female deputy kicking Mickey (uncredited)
Robert Marshall ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

Don Murphy ... Prison Guard (uncredited)

David Pasquesi ... Cameraman (uncredited)

Robyn Reede ... Lady Cop (uncredited)
Chris Renna ... Prisoner with Swastika Tattoo on Forehead (uncredited)
Jack Rooney ... Prison Inmate (uncredited)
Richard Rutowski ... Prisoner with Mustache (uncredited)
Keith Schrader ... Press Member (uncredited)
Kent Shelton ... Prison Snitch (Barber's Chair) (uncredited)

O.J. Simpson ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Michael Thomas ... Victim (uncredited)

Kevin Watson ... Spirit (uncredited)

Jason 'Doc' Young ... Teenaged Mickey Fan (uncredited)
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Directed by
Oliver Stone 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Quentin Tarantino (story)

David Veloz (screenplay) &
Richard Rutowski (screenplay) &
Oliver Stone (screenplay)

Produced by
Risa Bramon Garcia .... associate producer
Jane Hamsher .... producer
Arnon Milchan .... executive producer
Thom Mount .... executive producer
Don Murphy .... producer
Richard Rutowski .... associate producer
Clayton Townsend .... producer
Rand Vossler .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Brent Lewis 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Richardson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Brian Berdan 
Hank Corwin 
 
Casting by
Risa Bramon Garcia 
Billy Hopkins 
Heidi Levitt 
 
Production Design by
Victor Kempster 
 
Art Direction by
Alan Tomkins (supervising art director) (as Alan R. Tomkins)
Margery Zweizig 
 
Set Decoration by
Merideth Boswell 
 
Costume Design by
Richard Hornung 
 
Makeup Department
Cydney Cornell .... hair designer
John E. Jackson .... makeup artist
Matthew W. Mungle .... key makeup artist
Matthew W. Mungle .... special makeup effects artist
Gordon J. Smith .... special makeup effects artist
Melissa A. Yonkey .... hair stylist (as Melissa Yonkey)
Raymond Mackintosh .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
William H. Brown .... post-production supervisor (as Bill Brown)
Leeann Stonebreaker .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Herb Gains .... first assistant director
Noga Isackson .... second assistant director
Philip C. Pfeiffer .... second unit director (as Philip Pfeiffer)
Adam Rosen .... dga trainee
B. Scott Senechal .... second assistant director (as Scott Senechal)
David H. Venghaus Jr. .... second second assistant director (as David Venghaus Jr.)
Kevin Barry Howe .... second unit director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Alan Allinger .... general forman
Rodney Armanino .... construction coordinator
Tana Bishop .... art department coordinator
Troy Borisy .... lead man: Chicago
Bill Darrow .... stand-by painter
Glenn Forbes .... assistant property master
John P. Goldsmith .... set designer (as John Perry Goldsmith)
Dale Haugo .... lead scenic artist
Wendell A. Bud Hill II .... stand-by carpenter (as Wendell A. 'Bud' Hill II)
John A. Kelly .... lead set painter (as John Kelly)
Amie McCarthy .... prop assistant (as Amie Frances McCarthy)
Wayne Shepherd .... lead man: Southwest
Charles Stewart .... property master
Stella Vaccaro .... set designer (as Stella Furner)
Alice Baker .... assistant set decorator (uncredited)
Dick Hansen .... props (uncredited)
John O. Hartman .... buyer (uncredited)
James F. Oberlander .... construction utility technician (uncredited)
James F. Oberlander .... welder (uncredited)
Gary Petersen .... propmaker (uncredited)
John J. Slove Jr. .... propmaker (uncredited)
Peter Tosti Stephenson .... swing gang gang boss: New Mexico (uncredited)
Glenn Stevens .... carpenter (uncredited)
Christopher Windisch .... carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
James Ashwill .... foley mixer (as Jim Ashwill)
Robert Batha .... sound editor
Gregg Baxter .... supervising adr editor
Lon Bender .... additional sound (as Lon E. Bender)
Steve Bowerman .... boom operator
John T. Cucci .... foley artist (as John Cucci)
Victor Ray Ennis .... first assistant sound editor
Tom Fleischman .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary A. Hecker .... foley artist (as Gary 'Wrecker' Hecker)
Craig S. Jaeger .... foley editor (as Craig Jaeger)
Randy Kelley .... sound effects editor
Mark Lanza .... sound effects editor (as Mark A. Lanza)
Peter J. Lehman .... sound effects editor
David MacMillan .... sound mixer
Joseph A. Mayer .... adr editor (as Joe Mayer)
Christian P. Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer (as Christian Minkler)
Michael Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Philip D. Morrill .... assistant sound editor (as Phil Morrill)
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist (as Dan O'Connel)
Kelly Oxford .... dubbing editor
Kevin E. Patterson .... utility sound
Joseph Phillips .... sound effects editor
Dan M. Rich .... supervising dialogue editor (as Dan Rich)
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer
Wylie Stateman .... supervising sound editor
Bill Voigtlander .... adr editor
Jeff Watts .... sound editor
Kim Waugh .... additional sound
Michael D. Wilhoit .... supervising sound editor (as Michael Wilhoit)
Barney Cabral .... sound editor (uncredited)
Richard Dwan Jr. .... adr editor (uncredited)
Richard Dwan Jr. .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Scott Martin Gershin .... sound designer (uncredited)
Nerses Gezalyan .... foley recordist (uncredited)
Nicholas James .... sound editor (uncredited)
David Kneupper .... sound designer (uncredited)
John Rice .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Larry L. Fuentes .... special effects foreman
Steve Luport .... special effects
Frank L. Pope .... special effects
Jim Schwalm .... special effects (as Jim Schwalm)
Bob Stoker .... special effects foreman
Lucinda Strub .... special effects
Matt Sweeney .... special effects coordinator
G. Peter King .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Daniel Chuba .... visual effects producer: PDI
Rebecca Marie .... visual effects supervisor: PDI
Alex Olivares .... optical effects coordinator
Wendy Rogers .... lead animator: PDI
Cathy Wagner .... animator: PDI
Aaron Dem .... assistant to the producers: PDI (uncredited)
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects (uncredited)
Carter Tomassi .... animation camera (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Phil Neilson .... stunt coordinator
Janet Paparazzo .... stunt double
Linda Perlin .... stunts
Tim Trella .... stunt double (as Timothy P. Trella)
Bruce Paul Barbour .... stunt double (uncredited)
Blaise Corrigan .... stunts (uncredited)
Ned Corrigan .... stunts (uncredited)
Eddie J. Fernandez .... stunts (uncredited)
Gary Guercio .... stunts (uncredited)
Mark Harper .... stunts (uncredited)
Ronald Jaynes .... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Jeffreys .... stunts (uncredited)
Kathy Long .... stunts (uncredited)
Daniel Maldonado .... stunts (uncredited)
Carol-Renee Modrall .... stunts (uncredited)
Ken Moreno .... stunts (uncredited)
Mark Nearing .... stunts (uncredited)
Phil Neilson .... stunts (uncredited)
Ron Nix .... stunts (uncredited)
Carl Paoli .... stunts (uncredited)
Jimmy N. Roberts .... stunts (uncredited)
Kent Shelton .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Brian Smyj .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Benny Urquidez .... stunts (uncredited)
Spice Williams-Crosby .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Sidney Ray Baldwin .... still photographer (as Sidney Baldwin)
Robert C. Carlson .... first assistant camera: Chicago
Chris Centrella .... key grip
Scott Gillis .... rigging key grip
Wayne D. Goldwyn .... time-lapse photographer (as Wayne Goldwyn)
Jeffrey Hurt .... grip
Marty Kassab-Chaney .... video assist operator (as Marty Kassab)
Dean M. King .... best boy grip
Brett Mabry .... electrician
Ed Maloney .... assistant chief lighting technician (as Eddy Maloney)
Michael A. Mendez .... best boy rigging grip (as Michael Mendez)
Reinhart 'Rayteam' Peschke .... chief lighting technician
Brad Rea .... dolly grip
Keith L. Smith .... second assistant camera (as Keith Smith)
Richard Sobin .... second assistant camera: Chicago
Gregor Tavenner .... first assistant camera
Amy Vincent .... second assistant camera
Shaw Hawkins Burrows .... rigging grip: New Mexico (uncredited)
Dante Cardone .... gaffer: second unit (uncredited)
Keith Collea .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Clifton Dance .... electrician (uncredited)
Kevin Edwards .... key grip: second unit (uncredited)
Adam C. Eichhorst .... grip (uncredited)
Harland Espeset .... grip (uncredited)
Fred Folmer .... best boy grip (uncredited)
Samuel Hughes .... electrician (uncredited)
Samuel Hughes .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Alan Jacques .... process photographer (uncredited)
Hugh McCallum .... grip (uncredited)
Larry McConkey .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Fred L. McLane .... first assistant camera (uncredited)
Randy Nolen .... Steadicam operator (uncredited)
Ray Ortega .... electrician (uncredited)
Steve Parrington .... video playback engineer (uncredited)
Philip C. Pfeiffer .... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Paul Golden .... animation producer: Colossal Pictures
Richard Quan .... animation producer: Colossal Pictures
Mike Smith .... animator designer
 
Casting Department
Jane Alderman .... casting: Chicago
Erica Arvold .... casting associate: Chicago
Ronnie Hollis .... location casting assistant: Southwest
Sally Jackson .... location casting: Southwest
Mikella Kievman .... casting assistant
Laurel Miller .... casting assistant
Suzanne Smith .... casting associate
Mary Vernieu .... casting associate
Regina Prokop .... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mark Bridges .... assistant costume designer
Eden Clark Coblenz .... key costumer: Southwest (as Eden E. Clark)
Michelle Kurpaska .... costume supervisor
David Page .... key costumer
Mary Zophres .... assistant costume designer
Susan J. Bonno-Buckner .... wardrobe assistant (uncredited)
David Glaubke .... set costumer (uncredited)
Maryann Scinto .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Julie Dole .... assistant editor
Quincy Z. Gunderson .... assistant editor (as Quincy Zane Gunderson)
Christine Lee .... assistant editor
Thomas J. Nordberg .... first assistant editor
David Orr .... color timer
John Venzon .... assistant editor
Eric Whitfield .... assistant editor
Charles Bunn .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Babette Dickerson .... post-production intern (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Budd Carr .... executive music producer
Amy Dunn .... assistant music supervisor
Art Ford .... music consultant
Alex Gibson .... music editor
Carlton Kaller .... music editor
Randy Lee .... musician: bass
Sylvia Nestor .... associate music supervisor
Denise Okimoto .... assistant music editor
tomandandy .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Michael Avallon .... driver
Dan Brizendine .... transportation captain (as Daniel W. Brizendine)
Calvin Chin .... transportation co-captain: Chicago
Peter R. Chittell .... transportation captain (as Peter Chittell)
Richard Deangelo .... transportation captain: Chicago
Dusty Saunders .... transportation coordinator
Ted Basso .... production van driver operator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jacolyn Baker .... location manager (as Jacolyn J. Baker)
Tom Berto .... animal wrangler: Southwest
Angela H. Brice .... assistant production coordinator: Chicago
Charles Bunn .... post-production staff assistant (as Charles R. Bunn)
Ian Calip .... staff assistant
Mindy J. Cole .... assistant: Mr. Townsend (as Mindy Cole)
P.J. Connelly .... assistant location manager: Southwest (as P.J. Connolly)
Keith Cooper .... warden: Joliet Correctional Center, Illinois Department of Corrections
Dale Dye .... technical advisor (as Capt. Dale Dye)
Yolande Geralds .... set production assistant: Southwest
Leslie Godfrey .... assistant production coordinator: Los Angeles
Salvador A. Godinez .... warden: Stateville Correctional Center, Illinois Department of Corrections
Debra Hill .... accounting assistant
Rose Hlaing .... production secretary: Chicago
Pamela Hochschartner .... production coordinator
Deirdre Horgan .... script supervisor
Nicholas Irwin .... post-production accountant
James J. Klekowski .... assistant location manager: Chicago
Braden Kuhlman .... production secretary
Diana E. Latham .... production secretary: Chicago (as Diana Latham)
Jay Lehrfeld .... assistant location manager
Todd Lent .... staff assistant
Rick Little .... snake wrangler: Southwest
Arthur Manson .... producers' representative
Christopher Medak .... set production assistant
Leo Meyer .... deputy director: Adult Institutions, Illinois Department of Corrections
Cee Moravec .... staff assistant
Suzanne Schnulle Murphy .... first assistant accountant (as Sue Schnulle Murphy)
Carole Nix .... assistant production coordinator
George Patterson .... office staff assistant: Chicago
Howard Peters .... director: Illinois Department of Corrections
Paul Byrne Prenderville .... set production assistant (as Paul Prenderville)
Susan G. Reifer .... research and clearance
Chris Renna .... production physician (as Christian Renna)
Denyse Rossi .... payroll accountant
Barbara Simpson .... assistant location manager: Southwest
Michael Singer .... unit publicist
Christopher Solmssen .... set production assistant (as Christopher T. Solmssen)
Justin Stanley .... assistant: Mr. Murphy
Barbara-Ann Stein .... controller
Barbara Stoia .... script supervisor
Paul Stojanovich .... video advisor (as Paul Stajanovich)
Amy Tindell .... assistant: Ms. Hamsher
Ron Towery .... stock footage researcher
Lisa Ullmann .... office staff assistant: Chicago
Nadia Venesse .... dialogue coach
Benjamin Von Nagel .... staff assistant
Jerri Whiteman .... second assistant accountant
Calvin Wimmer .... post-production staff assistant
Azita Zendel .... assistant: Mr. Stone
Paula Zimmer .... production secretary: Southwest
Peter D'Alessio .... stand-in (uncredited)
Rob Disner .... production assistant (uncredited)
Gina Genova .... unit manager: Southwest (uncredited)
Moira Michiels .... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Michael Morgenthal .... construction accountant (uncredited)
Clive Ng .... financial services: Triumph Sound Holding (uncredited)
Mia Ries-Wicklund .... extras coordinator (uncredited)
Jeff Smith .... production assistant (uncredited)
Oliver Stone .... executive album producer (uncredited)
Shannon Vergun .... production team: location (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Howard Fabrick .... special thanks
Anne Iverson .... special thanks
Phil Krone .... special thanks
Dean Nakano .... special thanks
Stanley White .... special thanks
Fred Wyche .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for extreme violence and graphic carnage, for shocking images, and for strong language and sexuality
Runtime:
118 min | USA:122 min (director's cut)
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Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Belgium:KNT | Brazil:18 | Canada:18A (British Columbia) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:18+ (Quebec) | Chile:18 | Finland:K-16 | Finland:K-18 (director's cut) | Finland:K-15 (director's cut) | Finland:K-15 (director's cut) (DVD) | France:-16 (director's cut) | France:-16 (original rating) | Germany:18 | Germany:16 (cut) | Hong Kong:III | Iceland:16 | Ireland:(Banned) (original rating) | Ireland:18 (re-rating) | Israel:16 | Italy:VM14 | Japan:R-15 | Mexico:C | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:15 | Norway:18 (DVD rating) | Philippines:(Banned) | Portugal:M/18 (Qualidade) | Singapore:PG | South Korea:18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | Sweden:18 (director's cut, original dvd release) | UK:18 | USA:R | USA:Unrated (director's cut) | USA:NC-17 (original rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The interview between Wayne Gale and Mickey was based upon Geraldo Rivera's interviews with Charles Manson and the infamous Mike Wallace interview with Manuel Noriega.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Kavanaugh gets up on his knees after Mickey takes control of the interview, one can easily make out the knee pads he is wearing underneath the uniform.See more »
Quotes:
Mickey:It's just murder. All God's creatures do it. You look in the forests and you see species killing other species, our species killing all species including the forests, and we just call it industry, not murder.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Reservoir Dogs (1992)See more »
Soundtrack:
Excerpts from 'Carmina Burana'See more »

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135 out of 199 people found the following review useful.
Truly Beautiful Movie and Enjoyable on Many Levels, 26 April 2004
Author: StudlyFoxie from Boston, Mass

"Natural Born Killers" in itself is a picture of the ironic tragedy of the satire. This movie took the media and American culture head on, challenged it and spoofed it- as a result, American pop culture kicked it up a notch to become as outrageous as the parody! On top of that, few understood Stone's film was a satire and instead accused him of promoting violence. This is a tragedy because "Natural Born Killers" really is a sharp and funny satire that helped to usher in the 90s with Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction".

Yes, it's over the top, yes, it's violent, yes, it's flashy, and most of all, yes, it works! The effect may make you a bit dizzy, it may disturb, and may even offend, but this is a truly great piece of cinema. Like its great predecessors, which it freely homages, "In Cold Blood", "Badlands", and "Bonnie & Clyde", this film is about two killers on the road who are in love. Unlikely movie stars Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis play Mickey and Malory. Through a few frantic and imaginative scenes we see them meet, fall in love, murder Malory's abusive father, and hit the road. These scenes are instantly unforgettable, bearing a wit that may be overt, but is funny enough to accept. Meanwhile our heroes become a media sensation thanks to the TV show "American Maniacs", hosted by Wayne Gale (Robert Downey Jr. with a British accent).

It isn't all glitz and blood splatter. Auteur Stone works with (what remains of) Tarantino's script to make all these characters into real people, and not symbols or cliches. Character motivation is related mostly through flashed images and flashbacks (as in "In Cold Blood"). The editing and superb Richardson camera work relate complex emotional states, as well as the frenzied mood of the violence. Oliver Stone does have the tendency to be peachy and over the top, but his strength in portraying sympathetic humanity over comes his weaknesses.

Under-appreciated actor Tom Sizemore ("True Romance", "Heat") plays detective Jack Scagnetti, the celebrity homicide cop who pursues and eventually captures Mickey and Malory (in what has to be one of the best, most intense arrest scenes in screen history). In the context of this film, he is a villain, but he is a human being just the same. He leads us into the second half of this picture, which has Mickey and Malory behind bars awaiting a big TV interview with Wayne Gale on Superbowl Sunday. Tensions build to one of the best climaxes a crime or prison movie ever had.

Rodney Dangerfield, Russell Means, and Tommy Lee Jones put in highly memorable appearances in supporting roles. On the director's cut DVD we see cut footage of performances from Ashley Judd (her best work) and Dennis Leary. "Natural Born Killers" is many great small parts adding up to an even better whole. All of it is accented and sealed by a very good soundtrack arranged by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails (who contribute the beautiful "A Warm Place"). This is a movie you won't soon forget and will likely enjoy.

I recommend this to fans of Stone, of the movies I mentioned above, of Tarantino (he didn't approve, but as a fan of his, I did), and to anyone who is simply curious about it. It'll blow you away, in the good sense.

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