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Based on 24 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A quirky but surprisingly lighthearted dark comedy. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    For a film about suicides, Wristcutters: A Love Story is strangely life-affirming. This film about slackers stuck in limbo between life and death is upbeat in an offbeat way. show more

  • 38
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    It's described as a black comedy, but you can forget the comedy part. There wasn't so much as a snicker at the screening I attended, though I may have heard a snore or two. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Somewhat original and amusing. But only somewhat. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The result is wholly original, sort of like "The Wizard of Oz" as filtered through the sensibilities of Emir Kusturica, the cult filmmaker and musician. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Turns out to be a sweetly grim lark: a road film through Limbo. It takes the self-pity associated with ending one's life and uses it for the purposes of mordantly aware comic fantasy. show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie isn't laugh out loud funny, under the circumstances, but it is bittersweet and wistfully amusing; the actors enjoy lachrymosity. We witness the birth of a new genre, the Post-Slasher Movie. show more

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    Quite a bit darker than most mainstream romantic comedies. As you might not expect, it’s also quite a bit more inventive and far wittier than most mainstream romantic comedies. show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    It is neither as clever nor as funny nor as inventive as the daring title might lead one to expect. show more

  • 60
    Eric Campos Film Threat

    Imagine a blend of "The Wizard of Oz," "Beetlejuice" and "Roadside Prophets" and you'll know exactly what Wristcutters is like. show more

  • June 18, 2008 sossamonishot
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    the transition from book to film is a very difficult task to accomplish for a director to make. i think goran dukic did an outstanding job of doin this the way the script and the way the movie playsout is very good. the casting is great too patrick fugit, shea whigam,shannyn sossamon and among others did a terrific job. the look of the movie fits the story

  • May 22, 2008 dhotdude87
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    Best album to come out in a long time. There is not one song I did not love. A gem!

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