• Reservoir Dogs (1992)

Reservoir Dogs

Release Date: October 23rd, 1992

DVD Release Date: June 18th, 1997

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

A group of thieves assemble to pull of the perfect diamond heist. It turns into a bloody ambush when one of the men turns out to be a police informer. As the group begins to question each other's guilt, the heightening tensions threaten to explode the situation before the police step in.

Cast: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn, Steve Buscemi, Lawrence Tierney, Quentin Tarantino, Edward Bunker

Director: Quentin Tarantino

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: Live Entertainment, Dog Eat Dog Productions

Distributors: Miramax Films, Artisan Entertainment

Keywords: Gritty, Deception, Amusing, Dark, Rivalry, Police officer, Los Angeles, 1990s, Pursuit

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Grabs you by the throat and digs its claws in deep. From the moment that the unwitting viewer tumbles into the realm of Lawrence Tierney's gang of eight, they are hopelessly trapped there until the final credits roll. show more

  • 80
    Duane ByrgeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Writer-director Quentin Tarantino is one lethal storyteller. Reservoir Dogs, even for those of us with weak stomachs, is a masterful story setup, aided and abetted by all those colorful guys in on the thing. show more

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A brutal movie, brutal in all the right ways -- brutally stark, brutally funny, brutally brutal. [30 Oct 1992]

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