Zabriskie Point

Critics Consensus

No consensus yet.



Reviews Counted: 24

liked it

Audience Score

User Ratings: 11,098


All Critics | Top Critics
Average Rating: N/A
Reviews Count: 0
Fresh: 0
Rotten: 0


Average Rating: 3.7/5

You may have noticed some of the recent changes we have made. To read more about what we’ve been working on behind the scenes, please check out our new RT Product Blog here.

User image

Zabriskie Point Photos

Movie Info

This is a poetic chronicle of counterculture America.


Rod Taylor
as Lee Allen
Paul Fix
as Cafe Owner
G.D. Spradlin
as Lee's Associate
Open Theater of Joe Chaikin
as Lovemakers in Death Valley
Harrison Ford
as Airport worker [uncredited]
View All

News & Interviews for Zabriskie Point

Critic Reviews for Zabriskie Point

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (9)

Audience Reviews for Zabriskie Point

What irritates me about this film is how pretentious it is, with Antonioni completely out of his league trying to make an anti-American, anti-establishment denouncement that never rings true and feels only silly, heavy-handed and overblown with its ridiculous sense of pacing.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Incredibly dull and pointless. VERY much a product of its time.

jay nixon
jay nixon

Super Reviewer

[font=Century Gothic]In "Zabriskie Point", Mark(Mark Frachete) is a campus radical involved in a college strike. He and his pals have had enough with meetings and decide armed resistance is the way to go. During one confrontation with the police, a policeman is killed. Mark flees by stealing an airplane and flies towards the desert. Meanwhile, Daria(Daria Halprin) is driving out to Phoenix via a meditation center she hopes to find...[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]"Zabriskie Point" is a very dated movie about violence in America. The acting is amateurish with the exceptions of Rod Taylor and G.D. Spradlin. Michelangelo Antonioni sure seemed to enjoy photographing billboards. There are a couple of nice sequences, though.[/font] [font=Century Gothic][/font] [font=Century Gothic]What is wrong with nonviolent resistance by the way? Granted, I did not like meetings in my college days and I still do not(The subject matter having changed from socialism to capitalism.) but in any kind of movement, you still need some sort of ideology and idea as to what you hope to achieve. [/font]

Walter M.
Walter M.

Super Reviewer

Wow, I don't remember this movie at all, I need to watch it again sometime.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

Zabriskie Point Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features