Kiss Me Deadly1955

Critics score:
97 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader:This independently produced low-budget film was a shining example for the New Wave directors -- Truffaut, Godard, et al -- who found it proof positive that commercial films could accommodate the quirkiest and most personal of visions.Read more

Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly:Read more

Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel:It's not the greatest thriller ever, but Kiss Me Deadly is classic film noir.Read more

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle:It's not a horror movie by any means, but like a good horror movie it has images and tiny loose ends that make sense on a subconscious level.Read more

Jessica Winter, Time Out:A crucial influence on what would become the French new wave, an irresistibly seedy trip through the Los Angeles underworld, and a valuable artifact of Cold War anxiety.Read more

Variety Staff, Variety:The trail leads to a series of amorous dames, murder-minded plug-uglies and dangerous adventures that offer excitement but have little clarity to let the viewer know what's going on.Read more