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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
Teen friends Tummler (Nick Sutton) and Solomon (Jacob Reynolds) navigate the ruins of a tiny, tornado-ravaged town in Ohio that is populated by the deformed, disturbed and perverted. When not gunning down stray cats for a few bucks, the boys pass their time getting stoned on household inhalants. Elsewhere, the mute Bunny Boy (Jacob Sewell) dons rabbit ears and is bullied by kids half his age, and sisters Dot (Chloe Sevigny) and Helen (Carisa Glucksman) dodge a pedophile.

Cast: Jacob Reynolds , Nick Sutton , Jacob Sewell , Darby Dougherty , Chloe Sevigny , Carisa Glucksman , Linda Manz , Max Perlich

Director: Harmony Korine

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fine Line Features

Gummo (1997)

Release Date: October 17th, 1997|1 hr. 28 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • It's an interesting technique -- the blurring of reality and "movies" -- but Korine's objective is so narrow and mean, and his viewpoint so colored by smug, adolescent condescension, that Gummo comes off like a mean-spirited prank. show more

  • Virtually plotless, the movie does its best to be offensive, but not in the service of any particular theme. The use of mentally impaired youngsters as actors is cheap and exploitative. You can only wonder about the emperor's new clothes, and how much Hollywood paid for them. [17 Oct. 1997, p.52] show more

  • Gummo isn't so much a movie as it is an experiment, and, taken on those terms, it is a fascinating piece of work. Repellent, disgusting and ugly, yes -- but still fascinating. [23 Jan. 1998, p.5G] show more

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  • September 27, 2008 J FoRmZ 187
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    Gummo is the most random movie ever made. I strongly suggest to everyone to watch this movie just to whitness its randomness. I do however suggest you either drink some alchahol or smoke some weed before or during the movie though.

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