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  1. Pango's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Play this film with NO SOUND. Actually don't play this film EVER. Unbearable, amateurish, messy crap...MAN!

  2. Kevin Matthews's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    The first film from Abel Ferrara is a typical mix of sleaze and violence, with the addition of an annoying soundtrack to help viewers understand the mindset of the central character. Notorious, crude, irritating, and not without some decent, but heavy-handed, commentary.

  3. mattywuh's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    The protagonist lacks any redeeming qualities before his descent into fleshy DIY, that it was hard to really care, and the poor acting was far harder to watch than the gore. Some credit due for what the film aimed to achieve.

  4. Robert Kennedy's rating of the film The Driller Killer

  5. chazell's rating of the film The Driller Killer

  6. ekeal9497's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    The Driller Killer. What a title for a horror movie. Very realistic. NOT!! Although i did jump a bit with the killings in this movie, the overall film as a whole was not that impressive. The wake of late 70's early 80's horror films like Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, etc. The knock off films trying to replicate those franchises need a lot of help. The acting when someone gets killed is not great. wouldn't see..

  7. NovaCayne's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Really cool Character development, highlighting the artist slowly going insane. although, for its time, it was banned in some countries due to its gore, but now adays, this wouldn't offend anyone. a nice classic horror film.

  8. Ghostman's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    The Driller Killer is the crude, shoe-stringed budgeted directorial debut by the one and only Abel Ferrara. Alternating from gory lo-fi slasher film, to 70s punk scene artifact, to, most of all, a tense character study on the pressures & neuroses of being a troubled artist; Abel Ferrera throws everything against the wall and a great deal of it sticks; even his own wacky performance as the titular driller killer.

  9. karl's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Man, this is garbage man. Just an utter piece of crap maannnnnn.... If you like trash man, this is cool for you man ... but my hamster mannn ,,,he ould make a better piece film mannnnnn. Utter rubbish. Put your head in a blender and watch your brains spin - you'll get more kicks than this tosh.

  10. Slappy McGee's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Abel Ferrara's first feature length film. And it is indeed pretty damned amateurish in most ways. This is most reflected in Ferrara himself starring in the main role. He's quite horrible and annoying... and the worst actor. Combine this was some truly terrible music and... ugh. Too bad, because the random bum murders are the best parts of the film. And the ending... give me a break.

  11. Nick Schwab's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    The Driller Killer has Repulsion's slow burn of collapsing sanity and carries the sleazy, shitbox atmosphere of NYC before it was taken over by yuppies, akin to Taxi Driver. It lacks Scorsese's knack for dramatic pacing and both film's deeper and more resonant themes. Ferrara would go on to make more masterful films, starting with his next, Ms.45, but this is equally as underrated by some as it's overrated by others.

  12. Kurt Tuohy's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    This movie is scuzzy enough to make my teeth hurt. The rest is a bonus. The fourth star is for the earworm guitar riff that I may soon regret ever having heard.

  13. ChaseLaur's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Honestly, this movie hurt to watch. It's supposed to be a metaphor for the dive into insanity but it comes off as a cheap slasher interlaced with seemingly random scenes of "metaphors." Saw II utilizes more technique in both writing and production, go watch that instead.

  14. Stefan Drees's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    It looks as if Ferrara tried to establish punk in cinema, attempted to follow the 1970's slasher films wave and wanted to show that he knew something about iconography. But in all three cases he fails: It's so bad and boring I can't even laugh about it...

  15. ΞRIC B∆D TASTΞ's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    "because i don't have any friends."

  16. Ben Peyton's rating of the film The Driller Killer

  17. Mr.Pacha's rating of the film The Driller Killer

  18. Michael Zyx MH Claes's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Un sommet d'abîme. Un pic de néant. Enfin je me comprends.

  19. Francisco R.'s rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Most of the time Ferrara operates on sheer instinct, in which his contradictory personal nature reveals itself in full force, which may be the reason why this film as 'explotation' does not satisfy its usual fanbase while at the same time its 'intellectual' core ends up leaving its respective audience feeling cold. His work in general tends to reach this conceptual volatility, he achieves order through entropy.

  20. Sean Patrick Stevens's rating of the film The Driller Killer

  21. lina maj's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Eating a burger - that's what you do after killing a man. That added the fourth star in my eyes.

  22. Max Seqgar's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    80's art-house gore schlocker at it's best, revealing roots of what would later become mature material by Ferrara. A must see!

  23. AdrianM.'s rating of the film The Driller Killer

  24. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film The Driller Killer

    Una película que se valora no por su asesino, sino por el arma misma, pero sobretodo por la ambientación caótica propia de los bajos fondos neoyorquinos. La banda sonora metálica y ruidosa es una gran complementación a la retorcida mente del protagonista principal.

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