The Idiots (Idioterne) (Dogma 95) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Idiots (Idioterne) (Dogma 95) Reviews

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July 16, 2009
The first Dogme film of enfant terrible Lars von Trier challenges viewers to reexamine their social mores and cinema habits of voyeurism and pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 4, 2005
A worthy experiment.
December 8, 2004
For all the Dogme-ordained restrictions to make the film feel "real," it ends up feeling more artificial.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 17, 2004
The least you can say for it is that's it's truly brazen.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 14, 2003
Not bad for a dogme movie.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 7, 2002
Caustic, brutally funny, and more passionate than perhaps anything [Von Trier's] ever done.
Full Review | Original Score: short
March 5, 2002
Von Trier has proven his self-proclamations of cinematic genius to be true.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 14, 2001
The Idiots suggests that if Danish iconoclast Lars von Trier's filmsare getting tougher, they're also continuing to reward the patient.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Has nothing on its mind besides the squirming discomfort of its audience.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/5
January 1, 2000
Just plain stupid.
January 1, 2000
A raw, funny, maddening ramble.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
Great filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: A
January 1, 2000
Just careens into the ridiculous, the creepy and the self-indulgent.
January 1, 2000
A tedious, pretentious bore.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/4
January 1, 2000
Raises intriguing questions, but most audiences will have the same response to von Trier's weird commune: Grow up already.
January 1, 2000
It's one thing to know in your own ego that you're an intrepid cinematic genius. It's quite another thing to be so cocky that you leave flubbed shots in your movie and call it art.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A testament to Von Trier's technical virtuosity that a film shot with crude video equipment in amateurish conditions could be so gorgeous.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
February 11, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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