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The Last Picture Show (1971) Movie Information

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The Last Picture Show (1971)
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Overall Rank:

321

Avg. Rating:

3.20/4

# of Ratings:

93

Genres:

Drama

Rating:

R

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/08/1971

DVD Release:

11/23/2010

Director:

Peter Bogdanovich

Actors:

Jeff Bridges
Timothy Bottoms
Cybill Shepherd
Ben Johnson
Ellen Burstyn
Cloris Leachman

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

A coming of age story about a men and women in a small Texas town during the 1950s.

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SteelCity99 04/22/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
4/4 

Prolific and insightful examination about the possible turning point of youth's modern behavioral tendencies. The economic and political background have always heavily influenced such trends. Those topics, however, are kept here between lines and instead a decaying Texas town is used in a time where paternal figures were non-existent and experimenting with their lives while being drunk with nostalgia and regret. 97/100

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Snoogans 07/01/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3.5/4 

Humanized characters help paint a near-perfect representation of a small town filled with people stuck in a dead end life. It holds up well today, thanks to the great cast and the overall authenticity of the film.

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mitchellyoung 11/04/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

This is an expansive film that occasionally drags. When it's good, however, it's very good. The young cast (composed mostly of actors who would later go on to much critical acclaim) is superb and portrays this ensemble coming of age story with realism and conviction. The black and white cinematography only adds to the bleak setting.

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sapien 03/08/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Despite all of the bizarre sex scenes, it had a good plot overall. And, there was something genuine about this movie that I can't really put my finger on. Bur, it's definitely there.

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  cinegeek.de
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07/19/2016 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Klassisch

Our Daily Free Stream: Peter Bogdanovich - The Last Picture Show. In der besten Szene von Peter Bogdanovichs The Last Picture Show geht Sam The Lion mit Sonny und Billy fischen. Sie fahren raus zu einem See, den man eher als Loch bezeichnen möchte. Mitten in der texanischen Prärie. Eigentlich gibt es in dem See nur Schildkröten und gar keine Fische. Das aber ist Sam egal. Er mag sowieso keinen Fisch. "Try one?" - Sam bietet Sonny eine handgerollte Zigarre an. Dann erzählt er, wie er vor zwanzig Jahren mit dem Mädchen, das er liebte, zu diesem See fuhr. Sie schwammen und ritten mit ihren Pferden hindurch. Sams Mädchen aber war bereits verheiratet und er auch schon vor zwanzig Jahren nicht mehr jung... Während er erzählt, stellen wir fest, dass wir dem Mythos von Sams Leben zuhöre...

 

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  Daniel Corleone
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02/18/2013 (0 of 1 found this helpful)

The Last Picture Show review

One of the popular and highly acclaimed films of the era about discovery. Had too much sex/kissing scenes and nudity that often diminishes the picture's plot, pace and length. Sonny Crawford (Bottoms) and Duane Jackson (Bridges) are friends. Jacy Farrow (Shepherd) gets disappointed with Duane and gets involved with Sonny. Topics on sexuality, gossip, friendship and death. Acting from everybody were sensational and screenplay well written. Unfortunately, the impact and enticing factor wasn't present, for this critics taste in dramas anyways. Soundtrack and certain background characters were fair but nothing special. Well renowned director's such as Peter Bogdonavich and Terry Gilliam just doesn't do it for this critic. David Lynch and David Cronenbergs pictures are more satisfying...

Rating of
2/4 

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