• R, 2 hr.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Fraser Clarke Heston
    In Theaters:
    Aug 27, 1993 Wide
    On DVD:
    Dec 22, 1998
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Movies Like Needful Things

Opening

97% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Get On Up Aug 01
91% Calvary Aug 01
—— Behaving Badly Aug 01
50% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

58% Lucy $43.9M
61% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
42% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.5M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
86% What If Aug 08

New Episodes Tonight

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
92% Manhattan: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Needful Things Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Renshaw
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Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 3/10

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

August 27, 1993
Brian Lowry
Variety
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
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Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Janet Maslin
New York Times
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May 20, 2003
Eve Zibart
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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January 1, 2000
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