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Leaving Las Vegas Reviews

February 22, 2018
A love story like no other, Mike Figgis's Leaving Las Vegas is a bleak, mesmerizing rhapsody of self-destruction, defiantly uninterested in peddling Hollywood-style uplift.
September 7, 2011
Dark and giddy at the same time, Leaving Las Vegas takes us into dreamy, intoxicated places no movie about an alcoholic has gone before.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
September 19, 2008
We're not talking high, morally instructive tragedy here, just a hard lesson in postmodernist outlawry and its sad little anarchies.
February 11, 2008
The film pulls no punches, takes no prisoners and flies in the face of feel-good pictures.
February 11, 2008
The plot goes nowhere, but under the pornographic circumstances Figgis, Cage, and Shue all do fine jobs.
June 24, 2006
It certainly has the courage of its convictions.
May 20, 2003
Small, searing film.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 12, 2001
A uniquely hypnotic and haunting love story sparked by Nicolas Cage and Elisabeth Shue at their career best.
February 13, 2001
A film laden with virtues but difficult to embrace.
January 1, 2000
Nicolas Cage, who has a track record of immersing himself in parts, gives one of the year's most powerful acting turns.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
Tough to watch, but haunting enough to deserve its initial praise.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Cage, a resourceful and daring actor, has never been better.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4