The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
Reviews Counted: 12
Fresh: 11 | Rotten: 1
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Release Date: Sep 14, 1960 Wide
Average Rating: 3.1/5
User Ratings: 54,416
Perhaps the greatest movie ever shot in two days, Little Shop of Horrors was originally conceived as a followup to Roger Corman's black comedy A Bucket of Blood (1959). Jonathan Haze plays Seymour Krelboin, a schlemiel's schlemiel who works at the Skid Row flower shop of Mr. Mushnick (Mel Welles). Experimenting in his spare time, Seymour develops a new plant species that he hopes will lead him to fame and fortune. Unfortunately, the mutated plant -- named Audrey Junior, in honor of Seymour's
Sep 14, 1960 Wide
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Whether the film fully lives up to its reputation is another matter, but there is no doubt that The Little Shop of Horrors has earned its small place in cult movie history.
Aside from all this surface nonsense, there's something interesting about the film (perhaps all the emphasis on eating and mouths).
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- Seymour Krelboin: You mean I'm fired?
- Gravis Mushnik: No, I'm electing you President from the United States!... YES, you are fired!
- Fouch: I remember in one flower shop there was a whole wall covered with poison ivy. People came from miles around to look at that wall and they stayed to buy.
- Gravis Mushnik: And the owner got rich?
- Fouch: No, he scratched himself to death in an insane asylum.
- Seymour Krelboin: I didn't mean it!
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