Spider Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 7111

Average Rating: 2.5/4

# of Ratings: 46

Theatrical Release Date: 02/28/2003

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Mystery

MPAA Rating: R

Director: David Cronenberg

Actors: Ralph Fiennes, Miranda Richardson, Gabriel Byrne, Lynn Redgrave, John Neville, Philip Craig

Plot: A schizophrenic man moves into a halfway house for the mentally ill in London after being institutionalized for 20 years. As memories from his past creep in on his life, he slides farther away from reality. -- Chris Kavan

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Snoogans - wrote on 06/29/2014

Fiennes and Cronenberg are great, as always. I like the way in which the main character actively relives his past by watching it unfold and then eventually crossing it with present day. My only problem is with the story itself. I didn't feel his traumas as a kid were all that significant as to make him turn out the way he did. I mean, the kid is still mentally sound (despite being vengeful) by the end. It ultimately left me wanting more, considering how damaged Fiennes' performance is.

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dukeakasmudge - wrote on 09/29/2011

Load of crap

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Chris Kavan - wrote on 10/23/2008

I like Cronenberg a lot, but this was a little too slow-paced for my taste. The idea of looking through the eyes of a schizophrenic man would be interesting, but it turns out to be rather tedious.

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