Roadshow Film Distributors | Release Date: October 8, 1992 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 21 Critic Reviews
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San Francisco ChronicleMichael Snyder
Romper Stomper is a fist in the face, spiked knuckles tearing flesh, a kick in the groin from hobnailed boots and a riot hose turned on the complacent. [03 Sep 1993, p.C3]
75
Romper Stomper offers an intriguing twist on most chase movies: In this one, you don't want the people who are being pursued to get away. [01 Oct 1993, p.20]
75
A wildly controversial film that is both achingly unpleasant and gripping in its denouncement of the blindly ignorant racist and fascist mentality. [02 July 1993, p.D22]
63
Wisely, Romper Stomper never preaches or moralizes: The subject matter does that well enough on its own. [03 Dec 1993, p.G4]
50
Chicago Sun-TimesErnest Tucker
Not an easy film to watch. Yet there is a certain fascination which develops. [10 Sep 1993, p.40]
50
As an examination of social psychosis, the subject is skinhead but the treatment is skin deep. [03 Dec 1993]
40
Once the shock value rubs off, this hyped-up movie reveals itself to be as empty as the desperate boys it pretends to explore. [05 July 1993, p.57]