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Year
2002
Runtime
115 min.
Director
Spike Jonze
Genres
Drama, Comedy
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
123,369
Checks
26,447
Favs
2,604
Dislikes
311
Favs/checks
9.8% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. CrumbThumber's avatar

    CrumbThumber

    i thought it was perfect the difference between the first and second half. the turning point where he goes to the screen writing conference and then "real movie stuff" starts to happen - gun fights and drugs. 10 years 8 months ago
  2. Marazmatique's avatar

    Marazmatique

    "Don't like Nicolas Cage?! Here, take TWO!" 8 years 11 months ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    Adaptation's postmodern twist definitely appreciated, film and reality intersecting beautifully. It's a movie about writing that movie. As soon as the thriller-writing brother touches the script, the film turns Hollywood, again, a good twist, but it's still the least interesting part of the film. Necessary to make its point, but thriller clichés nonetheless. But there's something else going on, I think. The twin idea seems to have a relationship to the script for "The 3", and the brothers are definitely two sides of the same coin: The anguished artist who wants to create something new, and the deft technicians who knows how to cater to the Industry. Not as unusual as Being John Malkovitch, but a nice piece. 5 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #3 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  3. This movie ranks #46 in A.V. Club's The Best Movies of the 2000s
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  4. This movie ranks #129 in TSPDT's 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
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  5. This movie ranks #145 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2000
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  8. This movie ranks #332 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #901 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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