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  1. Jeremiah Johnson's rating of the film Fear City

    This movie is genius. Its got 4 genres operating smoothly to please the masses. A bit for everyone - karate,slasher,sexy dancers,gumshoe noir(EVERYTHING)! And done in style.

  2. Drafthing Dan's rating of the film Fear City

    Filled with 80s! I got the butterflies when I faced the perilous, but alluring night of NY with jaunty rhythm music of synthesizer. The glare of neon lights, strippers, the marshal-arts expert, the agent who was once pro boxer and of course had killed his opponents in the match, all stand out as a character which embody the atmosphere of the smell and taste of good old 80s. A lovable B-class movie.

  3. captainfez's rating of the film Fear City

    If you're expecting Bergman, you'll be disappointed. If you're expecting strippers, neon and naked martial arts, you will be well served.

  4. filmingilman's rating of the film Fear City

    Considered 'hit or miss' and a cult classic, it was a real miss for me. Once you get past the nostalgia factor (shouldn't last longer that the hideously 80's opening credits), there isn't much there. Could be funny if it were made now as an homage to 80's thrillers, but it wasn't. It was made then and is much less funny. Helps explain why Billy Dee Williams disappeared by 1985 (okay, he was in Batman in '89).

  5. Cependant's rating of the film Fear City

  6. tinderness's rating of the film Fear City

    Machismo, unentwegtes Leiden, testosterongeschwängerte Männerbündelei. Dieser Fim ist abstoßend in seiner Gefühlsduselei und die lächerlichen Designerklamotten der Achtziger sind noch zusätzlich abturnend. Ich habe Abel Ferraras verschwitze Männerphantasien noch nie gemocht. Der Hahnenkampf am Ende des Films ist gleichzeitig sein Kommentar.

  7. Massimo C's rating of the film Fear City

    Good movie. Nice alternative to other Mubi's films that might be more heavy to watch.

  8. DrFirestone's rating of the film Fear City

    Interesting mixture of action, noir, "kung-fu", gangsters; all flavoured with the 80's magic. It's not easy to rate this film for me: on the one hand it has dated quite badly, but on the other it's a statement of its time... I loved the colours, the analogue cinematography, and the cast. Overall, it's a mixed bag; but if you forgive it the silly storyline, this film can be enjoyable!

  9. Andy Cucumber's rating of the film Fear City

    A goddamn gorgeously vibrant neondrenched sleazefest

  10. elizabeth l・'s rating of the film Fear City

    goes without saying...misogynistic , but fun.

  11. OLIVER-J's rating of the film Fear City

    trashy, gritty, enjoyable and frequently unintentionally funny. not too many surprises from Ferrara here.

  12. Kamil's rating of the film Fear City

    It's much funnier when you think of it as a sequel to Karate Kid

  13. Test's rating of the film Fear City

  14. Jessica Coello Paredes's rating of the film Fear City

    Mi corazón en las películas de acción y música de los 80 <3

  15. Johnny Seeker's rating of the film Fear City

    Reads more like a video game and less like a film! Everything here is two-dimensional mines the amazing cinematography!

  16. Steve G.'s rating of the film Fear City

    An hour and a half of Carl Weathers calling people greaseballs.

  17. Jason's rating of the film Fear City

    First: doesn't Berenger (that hair!) look more than a little like Robert Pollard, frontman of Guided by Voices? As Hollywood would have him (not that this is Hollywood, like, at all). Dumb muscle and thoughtless action. This guy is an unforgivable, reckless lunkhead. This world is total sleaze. The movie relishes sleaze. Sleaze is its selling point. This is actually a delirious collection of really dire symptoms.

  18. runfromfire's rating of the film Fear City

    Pure 80s crime flick. Creepy-ass killer, vigilante Berenger lookin' like The Hoff, Billy Dee rockin' that homocide cop archetype & that rough-around-the-edges NYC backdrop.

  19. Garrett Langston's rating of the film Fear City

    A terrifically violent neon piece of 80s pulp from the vicious Abel Ferrara.

  20. Landen Celano's rating of the film Fear City

    A slimy, grimy late-night great.

  21. Adam M's rating of the film Fear City

    Would've been better without the dialog. But watch it to see Melanie Griffith attempt to do an early-80s update to Marilyn Monroe while cast as a bisexual junkie stripper.

  22. Victor Gonzalez's rating of the film Fear City

    Not the best Ferrara. It can be dull most of the time.

  23. Slappy McGee's rating of the film Fear City

    (1.5 stars) Melanie Griffith is THE worst bigger named actress who has slept her way to her semi-fame (true story). And she's just as awful here as she is in any movie she's in. I understand that people may have a guilty pleasure liking of this film, but it is not a good movie. Not at all. Only Billy Dee is worth watching. He is always one cool cat. “There’s nothing I hate more than Guineas in Cadillacs.”

  24. brick_bro's rating of the film Fear City

    Stylish and lively thanks to the films setting, with tons of sleazy character, but on the whole a Giallo-inspired effort that doesn't quite deliver.

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