A multi-strand narrative set in early 1980's Los Angeles, centered on an array of characters who represent both the top of the heap (a Hollywood dream merchant, a dissolute rock star, an aging newscaster) and the bottom (a voyeuristic doorman, an amoral ex-con). Connecting the intertwining strands are a group of beautiful, blonde young men and women who sleep all day and party all night, doing ... See full summary »
Billy Bob Thornton,
Men are the jerks .... men are the hunted ..................
"EXterminators" explores the possibility that if you put a bunch of angry, violent women, in the same room, something bad might happen. In fact something worse than bad happens to cheating husbands, as a four legged pest control business becomes the front for "two legged vermin" extermination. Although the outrageous screenplay of"EXterminators" is fertile ground for "black comedy", only occasional scenes display dark humor, the best being shopping for lethal weapons, while casually discussing an eggplant recipe on the cell phone. The clever plot never really blossoms, because everything is too restrained. Simply put, for a supposed "black comedy", this is a rather toothless effort. - MERK
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