Videodrome

Metascore
60

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6

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Critic Reviews

  1. 40
    Never coherent and frequently pretentious, the film remains an audacious attempt to place obsessive personal images before a popular audience--a kind of Kenneth Anger version of "Star Wars." (Review of Original Release)
User Score
4.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 80 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Feb 23, 2014
    9
    While not all David Cronenburg's films can be considered masterpieces, this one certainly is. The special effects look disturbing even byWhile not all David Cronenburg's films can be considered masterpieces, this one certainly is. The special effects look disturbing even by today's standards. The story and acting are pretty good too. The only thing is lacks is a clear story. While it leaves some of the plot to the viewer's imagination, it still is confusing. But this still is a great horror films that you should watch. Just not with your parents. Full Review »
  2. Sep 24, 2013
    10
    I first saw this movie about 5 years ago, and I find something new about it each year when I watch it again in the fall. Creepy, and makes youI first saw this movie about 5 years ago, and I find something new about it each year when I watch it again in the fall. Creepy, and makes you question everything. Full Review »
  3. Jul 9, 2012
    6
    Some food for thought, but not as much as I had hoped. Continually strives to take the plot where you're not expecting, which is meritorious,Some food for thought, but not as much as I had hoped. Continually strives to take the plot where you're not expecting, which is meritorious, but unfulfilling. Falls short of greatness, and has dated badly. The future turned out to be a whole lot worse than even David C could imagine. Full Review »