American Cannibal: The Road to Reality

Critics Consensus

American Cannibal is a scathing, funny exploration of America's obsession with constructed realism and fame.

64%

TOMATOMETER

Total Count: 25

47%

Audience Score

User Ratings: 1,601
User image

Verified

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)



  • You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Step 2 of 2

    How did you buy your ticket?

    Let's get your review verified.

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

    You're almost there! Just confirm how you got your ticket.

  • User image

    Super Reviewer

    Rate this movie

    Oof, that was Rotten.

    Meh, it passed the time.

    It’s good – I’d recommend it.

    Awesome!

    So Fresh: Absolute Must See!

    What did you think of the movie? (optional)

  • How did you buy your ticket?

    • Fandango

    • AMCTheatres.com or AMC AppNew

    • Cinemark Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Regal Coming Soon

      We won’t be able to verify your ticket today, but it’s great to know for the future.

    • Theater box office or somewhere else

American Cannibal: The Road to Reality Photos

Movie Info

Filmmakers document the production and demise of a proposed reality-TV series, in which contestants are told that one of their number will be eaten.

Cast

Critic Reviews for American Cannibal: The Road to Reality

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (12) | Fresh (16) | Rotten (9)

  • Quote not available.

    August 22, 2007 | Rating: 0/4
  • The real savagery is in the satire, coldly measuring the lengths to which contestants might go and the depths to which the protagonists sink.

    April 27, 2007 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
  • Reality television is painful enough to watch at home, let alone on the big screen, but directors Perry Grebin and Michael Nigro somehow didn't get the message.

    April 17, 2007
  • American Cannibal is ostensibly about the phony, exploitative nature of reality TV, and though documentarians Perry Grebin and Michael Nigro hit that point too hard by piling up interviews with TV experts who speak in exaggerated cautionary tones,

    April 5, 2007 | Rating: B+

    Noel Murray

    AV Club
    Top Critic
  • To the film's credit, it's finally a whistle-blower on unsafe shooting practices, not unsafe dining habits.

    March 17, 2007 | Rating: 4/6 | Full Review…
  • Until everything collapses, and the filmmakers are left grasping at straws, it's absorbing in a sick way.

    March 16, 2007 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for American Cannibal: The Road to Reality

American Cannibal: The Road to Reality Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Movie & TV guides