The Doors Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3373

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 173

Theatrical Release Date: 03/01/1991

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Historical

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Oliver Stone

Actors: Val Kilmer, Kyle MacLachlan, Meg Ryan, Michael Madsen, Kathleen Quinlan, Kevin Dillon

Plot: Both a homage to the 1960s rock group, The Doors, and a biography of its lead singer, Jim Morrison. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
2.5/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/17/2019

Val Kilmer's performance is worthy of applause, but the film is an unglamorous, overlong, and forgettable telling of the music legend's career.

Rating of
2/4

Yojimbo - wrote on 07/08/2012

I don't like The Doors, so I'm a bit biased, but Val Kilmer does a decent impersonation of the pompous, arrogant, self important twat in a biopic that's rather too steeped in hero worship. Nicely shot and a good sense of period though.

Rating of
3/4

mitchellyoung - wrote on 01/15/2012

An effective biopic that does an excellent job at exploring the torture and intrigue behind Jim Morrison. The film, as with most of Stone's films, is a little overlong and ambitious, but Val Kilmer's nuanced performace hits home, for the most part.

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Rating of
3/4

Very good, if not completely accurate.

The Film Rebel - wrote on 11/26/2010

I'm a rock n' roll guy. Hence, I like rock n' roll movies. Hell, if it has anything to do with the genre, I'm there. And when i heard there was a biopic on one of my favorite rock bands The Doors directed by the legendary Oliver Stone, I thought it'd be great.

The film was really good. I really enjoyed the way it actually made me feel like I was experiencing the 1960's and all the chaos of the music and drugs. I also thought Val Kilmer did an incredible, and I mean INCREDIBLE job as Jim Morrison. However, the biggest problem with the film is...well...it's pretty much all fiction.

In fact, while the surviving members of The Doors actually quite liked Kilmer's performance and even went as far as to say it was like Morrison had come back from the dead. But as soon as they saw the …

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