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Summary Set in a small American town, Blue Velvet is a dark, sensuous mystery involving the intertwining lives of four very different individuals. The film's painful realism reminds us that we are not immune to the disturbing events which transpire in Blue Velvet's sleepy community. There is a darker side of life waiting for us all. (De Lauren...

Directed By: David Lynch

Written By: David Lynch

Blue Velvet
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 15 Critic Reviews
75
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 223 User Ratings
8.0
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Summary Set in a small American town, Blue Velvet is a dark, sensuous mystery involving the intertwining lives of four very different individuals. The film's painful realism reminds us that we are not immune to the disturbing events which transpire in Blue Velvet's sleepy community. There is a darker side of life waiting for us all. (De Lauren...

Directed By: David Lynch

Written By: David Lynch

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 15 Critic Reviews
75
67% Positive
10 Reviews
20% Mixed
3 Reviews
13% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 15 Critic Reviews
75
67% Positive
10 Reviews
20% Mixed
3 Reviews
13% Negative
2 Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 223 User Ratings
8.0
87% Positive
193 Ratings
8% Mixed
17 Ratings
6% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 223 User Ratings
8.0
87% Positive
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8% Mixed
17 Ratings
6% Negative
13 Ratings

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Production Company De Laurentiis Entertainment Group (DEG)
Release Date Sep 19, 1986
Duration 2 h
Rating R
Tagline Now It's Dark.
Golden Globes, USA
2 Nominations
Academy Awards, USA
1 Nomination
Film Independent Spirit Awards
• 1 Win & 7 Nominations