MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 737 this week

Last Days (2005)

5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 16,853 users   Metascore: 67/100
Reviews: 267 user | 141 critic | 36 from Metacritic.com

A Seattle-set rock & roll drama about a musician whose life and career is reminiscent of Kurt Cobain's.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Venice Film Festival

See the latest from the 2014 Venice Film Festival


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 20 Sep 2011
 
a list of 43 titles
created 26 Dec 2011
 
a list of 49 titles
created 25 Jan 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 46 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Last Days" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Last Days (2005)

Last Days (2005) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Last Days.

User Polls

1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Elephant (2003)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Several ordinary high school students go through their daily routine as two others prepare for something more malevolent.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Elias McConnell, Alex Frost, Eric Deulen
Gerry (2002)
Adventure | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Casey Affleck, Matt Damon
Paranoid Park (2007)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A teenage skateboarder's life begins to fray after he is involved in the accidental death of a security guard.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Gabe Nevins, Daniel Liu, Taylor Momsen
Sid and Nancy (1986)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Morbid biographical story of Sid Vicious, bassist with British punk group the Sex Pistols, and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. When the Sex Pistols break up after their fateful US tour, ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Cox
Stars: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman
Control (2007)
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A profile of Ian Curtis, the enigmatic singer of Joy Division whose personal, professional, and romantic troubles led him to commit suicide at the age of 23.

Director: Anton Corbijn
Stars: Sam Riley, Samantha Morton, Craig Parkinson
Restless I (2011)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of a terminally ill teenage girl who falls for a boy who likes to attend funerals and their encounters with the ghost of a Japanese kamikaze pilot from WWII.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryô Kase
Mala Noche (1986)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A story of amour fou. Walt is madly in love/lust with a young illegal Mexican immigrant. However, the object of his unrequited affection doesn't even speak any English and finds Walt really... See full summary »

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: Tim Streeter, Doug Cooeyate, Ray Monge
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo
Drama | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Rhinoceros Eyes is a fantastical coming-of-age story revolving around Chep, a young, reclusive prop-house employee who falls in love with a detail-obsessed movie production designer named ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Woodley
Stars: Michael Pitt, Paige Turco, Gale Morgan Harold III
Funny Games (2007)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two psychopathic young men take a family hostage in their cabin.

Director: Michael Haneke
Stars: Naomi Watts, Tim Roth, Michael Pitt
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Footage from My Own Private Idaho (1991) is re-contextualized in James Franco's tribute to River Phoenix.

Directors: James Franco, Gus Van Sant
Stars: Wilmer Calderon, Jim Freivogel, Brian Lally
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Directors: Kim Gordon, Phil Morrison, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Jamie Bochert, Jon Glaser, Michael Pitt
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Luke
...
Asia
Scott Patrick Green ...
Scott (as Scott Green)
...
Nicole
...
Detective
Ryan Orion ...
Donovan
...
Guy in Club
...
Band in Club (as The Hermitt)
...
Record Executive
Adam Friberg ...
Elder Friberg #1
Andy Friberg ...
Elder Friberg #2
...
Yellow Book Salesman
Chip Marks ...
Tree Trimmer
...
TV Voiceover (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Introspective artist Blake is buckling under the weight of fame, professional obligations and a mounting feeling of isolation. Dwarfed by towering trees, Blake slowly makes his way through dense woods. He scrambles down an embankment to a fresh spring and undresses for a short swim. The next morning he returns to his house, an elegant, if neglected, stone mansion. Many people are looking for Blake--his friends, his managers and record label, even a private detective--but he does not want to be found. In the haze of his final hours, Blake will spend most his time by himself. He avoids the people who are living in his house, who approach him only when they want something, be it money or help with a song. He hides from one concerned friend and turns away another. He visits politely with a stranger from the Yellow Pages sales department, and he ducks into an underground rock club. He wanders through the woods and he plays a new song, one last rock and roll blowout. Finally, alone in the ... Written by Sujit R. Varma

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Rock and roll will never die.

Genres:

Biography | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 May 2005 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Last Days - Últimos Dias  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$86,556 (USA) (22 July 2005)

Gross:

$454,711 (USA) (26 August 2005)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The "long dolly shot" in which the camera slowly pulls away from the window while Blake plays inside took seven takes to successfully complete. As the crew only had three pieces of dolly track, crew members had to take track from the front and run it around to the back while the dolly moved backward. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film Blake plays guitar both left handed and right handed. (Kurt Cobain - on whom Blake is reportedly based - played left handed.) See more »

Quotes

Record Executive: Do you say, "I'm sorry, that I'm a rock & roll cliche?"
See more »

Connections

Featured in The Story of Film: An Odyssey: Episode #1.14 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Venus in Furs
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by The Velvet Underground
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The slowest, most boring, piece of film ever waisted!
14 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This "movie" (and I use that term loosely) is the slowest, most boring waist of time I've ever spent in my entire life. I literally wanted to pull my hair out by the roots just to give me something to do.

This "movie" is filled full of long slow shots of people doing mundane everyday things with little to no dialog to accompany it. If I wanted to watch wind blow through shrubbery for what seemed like ten minutes I'd step outside on a windy day. Seinfeld was known as the show about nothing but this movie could easily steal that phrase. It may have an overall point but how much torture do I have to sit through to get to it.

If you like watching grass grow you may like this "movie". Otherwise save the electricity and watch yourself in the mirror doing everyday things for two hours. You'll get the same result.

1 of 10 - It's up there with the Wicker Man remake as a movie that's just unacceptable.


14 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
What a piece of crap!! holtanek
WAS KURT MURDERED? flashbaxx
Absolutely ridiculous njoy6
The shot of the bush? kyle_reid1
Dear Gus Van Sant.. gablegrovedesigns
A question about the 2 guys who kiss mj_zak
Discuss Last Days (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?