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Naked Lunch Review

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

  • 4.0
    67

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Dave Kehr

    Though much of Naked Lunch is flip, hip and hilariously funny, it never wanders far from a profoundly melancholic undertone - Cronenberg's unshakable sense of loneliness, isolation and anxiety. [10 Jan 1992]

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Naked Lunch is so well-acted and so amusingly warped that it's a shoo-in to become a cult movie. [30 Dec 1991]

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    While I admired it in an abstract way, I felt repelled by the material on a visceral level.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Variety

    Stretching himself with each new work, David Cronenberg has come up with a fascinating, demanding, mordantly funny picture.

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