Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Blue Velvet (1986) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
Blue Velvet (1986)
Buy Blue Velvet (1986) DVD from AmazonBuy Blue Velvet (1986) DVD from Amazon
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

411

Avg. Rating:

3.03/4

# of Ratings:

375

Genres:

Drama, Crime

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/19/1986

Director:

David Lynch

Actors:

Kyle MacLachlan
Dennis Hopper
Isabella Rossellini
Brad Dourif
Laura Dern
Dean Stockwell

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

After finding a severed ear in a field, a young man unsatisfied with the police's work delves into a dark and sordid world.

Related Movie Lists

Top Movie List by Ben Top Movie List by SIngli6
Movies I Want To See by baba ghanoush movies of 1986 by skater4159
David Lynch by Protozoid Movies I Want To See by chrisc1983
Movies I Want To See by Luis Top Movie List by folsomcounty
Top Movies of 1986 by Gabe Movies I Own by Chris Kavan

Quick Movie Reviews

Matthew Brady 04/04/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

"Let's fuck! I'll fuck anything that moves! Baby wants to fuck! Baby wants to fuck Blue Velvet!" Dennis Mother Fucking Hopper The only man on the planet who could pull something like this off. A perfect mix of dark comedy and damn right creepy.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Ian 09/15/2015 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

One of the most profane movies I have ever seen. Dennis Hopper's character says the F-word more times than anyone I have ever seen. Sometimes he composes sentences where the majority of words are this word, or will just blurt it our repeatedly for no reason, like "Ok F---, what the f----, I said 'everybody f---'" The tale is slow but gripping, the stakes always feel high and it has a ring of desperation to it that really draws the viewer in.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

mitchellyoung 12/08/2010 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

I appreciate some of the creative elements in this film - particularly the soundtrack and visual cues - but it's too weird for me without having a meaning behind the weirdness. Dennis Hopper's character, though, is a purely memorable villain, for better or worse.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 

Full Movie Reviews

  Gabe
Gabe
Producer
 

08/11/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Blue Velvet

According to in interview with director David Lynch, this was a love story. And the whole voyeurism aspect of it was part of a recurring dream that he had, about sneaking into someones room and just, watching them. I have to admit, I have mixed feelings about this film. On the one hand, I applaud the creative aspect of it. I think Lynch took a lot of chances with this. But, I think a lot of films need some sort of doorway, some character that the average film goer can relate to/with. Sometimes that's just someone in a costume, like Batman, he's the hero, he's the person that we are supposed to identify with. Something like Pulp Fiction, the characters were just so engrossing, and really everyone was "bad." No one was "good, you couldn't help but be entertained by the...

Rating of
2.5/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
  MovieAddict
MovieAddict
Producer
 

01/20/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Take a deep breath!!!!!

Beautiful, disturbing, suspenseful, hypnotic!

Wide eyed college student Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle MacLachlan) returns to his hometown of Lumberton, North Carolina when his father falls ill of stroke. While walking home from the hospital, he discovers a severed decaying human ear in a vacant lot, and with the help of sweet-as-pie all-American girl, Sandy Williams (Laura Dern), the daughter of the town sheriff tracks that ear to the gloomy Lincoln Street apartment of a sultry, seductive singer Dorothy Vallens, who, as played by Isabella Rossellini, seems both terrified and turned on.

Jeffrey ends up drawn into Dorothy's bizarre world - a world where she is being repeatedly sexually abused by her husband and young child's kidnapper, Frank Booth, a nitrous oxide huffing sadist who has a st...

Rating of
3.5/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
  Yojimbo
Yojimbo
Movie God
 

07/06/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

"Blue Velvet" by Yojimbo

A young man from the small town of Lumberton stumbles upon a severed human ear and his curiosity leads him down the rabbit hole of violence and depravity surrounding a mysterious criminal known as Frank. Blue Velvet is David Lynch skilfully subverting the stereotypes of middle America in this reinterpretation of Film Noir transposed to its unseen, dark underbelly. The superficial gloss of the white picket fences and bonhomie of American suburban life disguises a nightmarish underworld of brutal crime and corruption which is discovered by fresh-faced Kyle MacLachlan and all-American high school girl Laura Dern and Lynch delights in peeling back the layers of respectability to expose the horrors the human animal is capable of. Dark, brooding and strange, it's not as oddball as some of his m...

Rating of
3/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
Help on how to log into FilmCrave
Login with Facebook
Login with FilmCrave
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Movie Talk
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
2017 Rated and Ranked by Chris Kavan
Watched in 2017 by tonks76
Movies of 2017 by Stoney McStonerson
Top Movie List by Ben
2017: Best to Worst by Nolane
Top Drama Movies by Rod
Movies I've Watched by Muskurana
Top Movie List by SIngli6

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy