Suburbicon Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 15777

Average Rating: 2.3/4

# of Ratings: 9

Theatrical Release Date: 10/27/2017

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 02/06/2018

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: George Clooney

Actors: Matt Damon, Oscar Isaac, Josh Brolin, Julianne Moore, Glenn Fleshler, Megan Ferguson

Plot: Suburbicon seems like the idyllic place to raiser your family in 1959 - peace and quiet with well-manicured lawn and identical housing. But husband and father Gardner Lodge doesn't see that. A dead wife, mob enforcers and angry mobs - it may look perfect from the outside, but underneath lies a whole other, dangerous world. -- Chris Kavan

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Indyfreak - wrote on 04/24/2018

A wannabe genre-mashup that instead becomes a trainwreck. George Clooney has always been a mediocre director, it needs to be said. Even his most acclaimed films aped from other better filmmakers. In this case, SUBURBICON clearly aims to be a satirical black comedy in the mold of the Coen Brothers. But the script lacks the tonal consistency, the sophistication, the ironic wit, or even the charm of seeing a folksy rendition of Americana on film again. Amusingly, the reportedly shoehorned subplot about racism in the all-white community is the most interesting part of the otherwise dull and unpleasant movie.

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heritage23 - wrote on 09/10/2017

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"Suburbicon" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo - wrote on 02/02/2020

When a black family move into a middle class neighbourhood in the 1950’s, the “moral” outrage of the white inhabitants makes them oblivious to the sinister goings on in the house next door.

This off-beat thriller directed by George Clooney contains his requisite moral message within a darkly humorous Comic Noir penned by the Coen brothers. Although broader than Fargo but not as bleak as Barton Fink, it has the Coen’s trademark blend of black comedy and classic thriller sensibilities as Matt Damon and wife Julianne Moore’s seemingly idyllic life disguises a seedy undercurrent of adultery and murder. The superb cast is unsurprisingly excellent, it captures the look of the iconic American fifties style perfectly – think Hitchcock meets Mad Men – and although the element of …

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A movie that wants to be all kind of things

ikkegoemikke - wrote on 02/13/2018

“The only thing Suburbicon is missing is you.
Isn’t it time for your new start?
Come home to Suburbicon.”

It doesn’t happen often, but now I had a feeling I didn’t really understand what I’d watched. Not that “Suburbicon” was a complicated, incomprehensible film. But I didn’t know what the initial intention was of the filmmakers? Was it meant to bring a socially critical message? Or was it a satirical view of an American society during the 50s with its tidy, decent neighborhoods and good-humored citizens? Or was it simply a crazy crime story with a fraudulent twist? Ultimately, in my eyes it was a mix of all of this, with not one facet that stands out. It’s a bundling of mediocrities. And the two mixed stories seem to have nothing to do with each other. It …

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