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Mulholland Dr. Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    81

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    This is a movie to surrender yourself to. If you require logic, see something else. Mulholland Drive works directly on the emotions, like music.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Like "Memento," Mulholland Drive is an amnesiac noir in the tradition that goes back to "Spellbound" and "Somewhere in the Night."

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  • 60

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Watching this surrealist silliness, I would have welcomed the sight of a geezer on a riding mower.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Rapt and beautiful and absorbing.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

Iffy for 16+

Fascinating movie for adults only.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has very explicit nudity and sexual situations, including lesbian encounters and masturbation. It also has very strong language, violence, a dead body, and disturbing images.

  • Families can talk about David Lynch's avant-garde approach to filmmaking.

What to watch for
  • violence false3

    Violence: A dead body and disturbing images.

  • sex false5

    Sex: Nudity, explicit lesbian encounter, masturbation, sexual references.

  • language false4

    Language: Very strong language.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false3

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Drinking and smoking.

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