Very Bad Things

Very Bad Things

Very Bad Things

Jon Favreau, Cameron Diaz and Christian Slater star in this black comedy about a wild night in Vegas that spirals out of control when a stripper dies in a bathroom. The feature debut of writer-director Peter Berg (Deepwater HorizonPatriots Day).

1998Rating: MA15+, High level violence, Medium level sex scene, Medium level coarse language100 minsUSA
ComedyCrimeThriller
Director:
Peter Berg ('Lone Survivor', Friday Night Lights', 'Deepwater Horizon')
Writer:
Peter Berg
Cast:
Christian SlaterCameron DiazJon FavreauLeland Orser

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Very Bad Things / Reviews

Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Berg is so in love with his escalating shock tactics that they quickly cease to shock. This is Berg’s debut outing as a director, but other first-timers, namely Joel Coen (Blood Simple) and Danny Boyle (Shallow Grave), had it all over him for blending horror and hilarity.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Isn't a bad movie, just a reprehensible one. It presents as comedy things that are not amusing. If you think this movie is funny, that tells me things about you I don't want to know.

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Variety

Variety

Basically a very conventional movie gussied up with a few jaw-dropping moments. Unlike genuinely amoral pics such as "Heathers" or "Shallow Grave," it never seems really comfortable with its characters' actions.

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