Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend's daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
David O. Russell
Robert De Niro
A day-dreamer escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, he takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
In the graveyard scene, the grave that the Jack of Diamonds killer is hiding behind is named "Rourke". Mickey Rourke was initially cast in the movie, but dropped out after disagreements with the director. See more »
While Marty and Billy are standing by the sign that says "No Shooting," the sign changes between loudly blowing in the wind to being still between shots. See more »
Marty, I've been reading your movie. Your women characters are awful. None of them have anything to say for themselves. And most of them get either shot or stabbed to death within five minutes. And the ones that don't probably will later on.
Well, it's a hard world for women. I guess that's what I'm trying to say.
Yeah, it's a hard world for women, but most of the ones I know can string a sentence together.
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A surprise final scene interrupts the closing credits a few seconds after they start. See more »
At times like this, when I see a movie like 7 psychos rated almost 8 at IMDb, a deep sense of despair overcomes me. Are people really that easy to entertain and to fool? Is that really all people want?
The first scene says it all: two strange guys talking strange things, apparently they are killers. Pulp fiction, here we come. It's gonna be great.
The next 30 minutes, you are faced with a string of senseless dialog and some weirdos doing weird stuff. OK, it's gonna be hilarious soon, you think. The all-explaining twist is only seconds away, when all will make sense and the ultimate wittiness of it all becomes obvious.
But it never comes. It just goes on with one pointless scene after the next. Some people get killed in a disturbing way. And because it's disturbing and doesn't make sense, it must be funny *somehow*, mustn't it?
No, it must not. Bad movies are just bad movies, no matter what the authors intentions were. There's not a single character in the movie that deserves any emotional consideration whatsoever (not even the dog).
I feel kind of bad writing this review. Usually when people say only negative things about a movie, they didn't really understand it and are just expressing their frustration with a hate review. But I understand quite well what the movie was trying to be, and I would have really wanted it to succeed, just like Pulp Fiction did in a strange but great way, or like the weird but always well thought-through stuff Charlie Kaufmann writes.
But the simple truth here is: the author had no real idea for a movie, so they went for a movie about movie making, threw in seven psychos, and a few murders, and some weird talking that could be mistaken for some sort of philosophical pondering, and hoped for an audience that doesn't make the mistake of bringing a brain with them. Apparently, at least in the latter they succeeded.
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