Fight Club details
|Formats:||18 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Meat Loaf, Jared Leto, Richmond Arquette, Zach Grenier, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Helena Bonham-Carter|
|Studio:||20TH CENTURY FOX HOME ENTERTAINMENT|
|Collections:||100 must-see movies, Our Favourites, Top Must See Movies|
|Run time:||2 hours 14 minutes|
|Rental release:||06 Nov 2000|
|Hearing impaired subtitles:||English|
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What a suprise! It's not what you think!By a customer from London, England , 24 Oct 2003
[Highly rated reviewer]Fight Club is a brash slap in the face of consumerism and the working dead. It questions reality. It is strikingly thought provoking and visually stimulating. The direction is incredibly brilliant. Director David Fincher (Aliens, Se7en and The Game) is at his finest here warping both space and time, dropping in things here and there to make things clear. Edward Norton is excellent as Jack, the narrator of the movie. He is a nerdy insomniac who catalog shops at Ikea and has a going nowhere job. Brad Pitt is dynamic as Tyler Durden, an anarchistic man who lives in a run-down abandoned house and makes and sells soap for a living. Helen Bonham Carter is also great as Marla Singer, the manic-depressive chain-smoking woman in both their lives. Her role is critical and she plays it well.
There has been some controversy about the violence in this film but it is not gratuitous violence, it is part of the story and serves it well. It is much less than what you would see in your average Hollywood blockbuster. This is actually an insightful film and in many ways similar to American Beauty, although this film is much more in your face about it's message. If you are squeamish, you may not want to see it. There are some very painful bloody scenes, but if you can stomach it, then check it out. There is also a huge twist in this film that almost rivals the twist at the end of The Sixth Sense. And I must admit, it is the twist in this film that made me really love it. The best audience for this film is men in their 20's or 30's, but anyone that can appreciate film as a modern art should like it. One of the best films of 1999.
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I thought tripe was a northern delicacy until I watched this filmBy Wattthdickens (4 reviews) , 21 Nov 2013Absolute bunkum. Bish bash bosh and not much else except the gorgeous Ms Bonham Carter, who gets the star. Juvenile tripe.
Reminder of traumatic psychotic episodeBy 2para (9 reviews) , 26 Sep 2013Seems to be reminiscent of 'Operators and Things: The Inner Life of a Schizophrenic' by O'Brien, Barbara; Delegan, Colleen and Maccoby Ph. D., Michael Check the reviews for a rough idea of the storyline: Archives of General Psychiatry: A beautifully lucid autobiographical description of a psychotic episode that lasted six months whose healing motion is clear. R. D. Laing, The Politics of Experience: With penetration and satisfying imagery, Miss OBrien (a pseudonym) describes her psychosis, from which unaccountably and spontaneously she recovers.
Fight ClubbedBy Grenville (41 reviews) , 26 May 2013I thought I ought to watch this film in view of the good reviews it has had in the past. However, I'm not sure that I found the experience enlightening. It seemed a very strange film to me, too violent and relying on an absurb plot. And yet, it was somehow compelling - I guess because I thought everything would become clear at the end. It did... well, sort of.
Third rule about Fight Club: love this freakin' movieBy Brilliance (31 reviews) , 14 May 2013Fight Club is one of the best film I have ever seen. It might be violent but it has one of the greatest storylines ever. Brad Pitt, Edward Nortan and Helen Bohen Carter are some of the greatest actors of all time. Even if you don't like violent films, you will love this film.
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First rule of Fight Club, watch the Fight Club, second rule of Fight Club, watch the Fight Club, third rule of...By bstar (9 reviews) , 11 May 2013Ok, so you get the idea but take it from me, you need to watch it. From great visual effects to brilliant acting by Edward Norton and Brad Pitt, the Fight Club is not to be missed. An amazing plot which gives you an ending that you would never have guessed. It causes to think about where you stand in the topics in it. It's simply thrilling. Some films will have a strong cast and then bore endlessly, Fight Club has a strong cast and will leave you tense and satisfied. It is a classic, it will make you laugh, it will give you an inspirational feeling and you will enjoy it. It is not boring in the slightest. At times it gets dark and generally, it's not a happy film. A very different ending makes you think a lot and that's the only real negative. So, take this advice and watch it. Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!