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Year
1994
Runtime
119 min.
Director
Terry Zwigoff
Genres
Comedy, Biography, Documentary
Rating *
8.0
Votes *
12,012
Checks
5,009
Favs
527
Dislikes
29
Favs/checks
10.5% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
18:1
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  1. Everran's avatar

    Everran

    Astounding content in this film. The sexuality/perversity is really the lowest rung in terms of what shocks here. Its revelations border on the sublime. 11 years 4 months ago
  2. the3rdman's avatar

    the3rdman

    A fine documentary. I admire Crumb's honesty. Outsider status aside, I think he taps into something real and subconscious that a lot of people can relate to. Instead of thinking about what makes him "weird" or "crazy," it might be more instructive to consider in what ways he is relatable. 11 years 10 months ago
  3. Illiteratus's avatar

    Illiteratus

    The viewer progresses gradually into a sense of awe at Crumb's utter oddness and peculiar worldview; then, as we meet the more bizarre members of his family, Crumb takes on a comparative normality. A fascinating look at the obsessive weird genius whose art was the foundation and backbone of the underground comics industry. 13 years 10 months ago
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  1. This movie ranks #20 in BFI's 100 American Independent Films
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  2. This movie ranks #35 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films: 1001-2500
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  3. This movie ranks #60 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Documentaries of All Time
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  4. This movie ranks #90 in iCheckMovies's 1990s Top 100
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  5. This movie ranks #178 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  6. This movie ranks #208 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  7. This movie ranks #248 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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  8. This movie ranks #285 in Roger Ebert's Great Movies
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  9. This movie ranks #469 in Jennifer Eiss's 500 Essential Cult Movies
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  10. This movie ranks #632 in The Criterion Collection
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  11. This movie ranks #863 in 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die
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  12. This movie ranks #904 in Jonathan Rosenbaum's Essential Cinema
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