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Summary Manipulative and scheming young movie producer Christian makes films to keep his trust fund intact, while his actress girlfriend and bored plaything, Tara, hides a passionate affair with an actor from her past. When Christian becomes aware of Tara's infidelity, the young Angelenos are thrust into a violent, sexually-charged tour through ...

Directed By: Paul Schrader

The Canyons
Metascore Generally Unfavorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
36
User Score Mixed or Average Based on 48 User Ratings
5.8
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Summary Manipulative and scheming young movie producer Christian makes films to keep his trust fund intact, while his actress girlfriend and bored plaything, Tara, hides a passionate affair with an actor from her past. When Christian becomes aware of Tara's infidelity, the young Angelenos are thrust into a violent, sexually-charged tour through ...

Directed By: Paul Schrader

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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
36
20% Positive
6 Reviews
33% Mixed
10 Reviews
47% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Unfavorable Based on 30 Critic Reviews
36
20% Positive
6 Reviews
33% Mixed
10 Reviews
47% Negative
14 Reviews

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 48 User Ratings
5.8
44% Positive
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25% Mixed
12 Ratings
31% Negative
15 Ratings

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User Score
Mixed or Average Based on 48 User Ratings
5.8
44% Positive
21 Ratings
25% Mixed
12 Ratings
31% Negative
15 Ratings

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Production Company Prettybird, Post Empire Films, Sodium Fox, Filmworks/FX, Canyons, Movie Trailer House
Release Date Aug 2, 2013
Duration 1 h 39 m
Rating R
Tagline It's not the hills.
Melbourne Underground Film Festival
• 4 Wins & 4 Nominations
Women Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Razzie Awards
1 Nomination