The Canyons Poster

Release Date: August 2nd, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 26th, 2013

R|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
The discovery of an illicit love affair leads two young Angelenos on a violent, sexually charged tour through the dark side of human nature.

Cast: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen, Nolan Gerard Funk, Gus Van Sant, Amanda Brooks, Tenille Houston, Lauren Schacher, Jarod Einsohn

Director: Paul Schrader

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Production Co: Post Empire Films

Distributors: IFC Films

Keywords: Los Angeles, Dark

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Far from the renegade, boundary-pushing, sexually explicit sensation that its makers have been suggesting, The Canyons is a lame, one-dimensional and ultimately dreary look at peripheral Hollywood types not worth anyone's time either onscreen or in real life. show more

  • The Canyons has all the elegance and depth of a daytime soap opera, peppered with flashes of name brand nudity for a tantalizing hook. It’s a slog. show more

  • Judging from the lack of care that went into making this one, I'm not so sure how much Schrader cares about the movies anymore either. show more

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