Rotten Tomatoes

Movies / TV

    Celebrity

      No Results Found

      View All
      Movies Tv shows Shop News Showtimes

      Love and Human Remains

      R Released Jun 2, 1993 1 hr. 40 min. Comedy List
      71% 14 Reviews Tomatometer 71% 500+ Ratings Audience Score In a Canadian metropolis, failed actor David (Thomas Gibson) shares a place with the bookish Candy (Ruth Marshall), whom he dated before coming out as a homosexual. While David, who now waits tables, pursues an aimless romance with a younger coworker, Candy dabbles in both same-sex and heterosexual affairs. As David and Candy's odd assortment of friends -- including a telepathic sex worker and an ill-tempered yuppie -- pass in and out of their beds, a serial murder stalks the city's women. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Jun 28 Buy Now

      Where to Watch

      Love and Human Remains

      Fandango at Home Prime Video Apple TV

      Rent Love and Human Remains on Fandango at Home, Prime Video, Apple TV, or buy it on Fandango at Home, Prime Video, Apple TV.

      Audience Reviews

      View All (34) audience reviews
      Audience Member A story of decadent, infantile, listless, boring, young(ish) white people in (generic) North America--not decadent, etc. because of their variable sexuality, but because they do nothing in their (plentiful) free time but explore their sexuality. But then it is the story of a group of sexually-connected people under threat. (Bonus half-star for being secretly Edmontonian.) Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 01/24/23 Full Review Audience Member One of those films that's eluded me ever since I first saw it back in the VHS days, so I was happy to finally track it down on DVD from what I recall being one of those Warner Archives sales. It holds up well, with a couple of friends navigating the unsteady waters of dating in the '90s in an unnamed metropolitan area of Canada, where a serial killer is also taking victims. Well worth a rental if you get the chance. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/07/23 Full Review Audience Member "Love" is what cynical Thomas Gibson seeks even if he keeps everyone at bay. His roommate Ruth Marshall, effectively plays a woman confused by her love for ex lover, unrequited love by a lesbain, and her attraction to a lying yuppie. Into the mix is Matthew Ferguson as a 17-year-old fan infatuated with Gibson, Mia Krishner as a pyschic call girl, and Cameron Bancroft as Gibson's childhood friend. His BFF now has the AIDS virus. We're faced with enough characters and issues to fill a tv soap opera. "Human Remains" are victims of a serial killer in Canada, who inexplicably rips off their earrings. This is really an unnecessary subplot since the main characters either ignore or don't pay attention to the news of the killings. It seems to mean that heterosexuals are just as fucked and facing death like homosexuals. The identity of the killer and outcome is anti-climactic. What saves the movie are the performances of Gibson and Marshall, the witty dialogue, and good photography of Montreal. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member The script is a bit of a mess and some of the peformances are terrible, but this Canadian import is still a totally engaging and memorable trip down the 90's indie lane. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member I saw this when i was like 8 years old and liked it back then, re-watched it now (im 21) and i really enjoyed it. Very 90's feel to the flick and the acting is top notch. Highly recommended. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/25/23 Full Review Audience Member Disjointed and eclectic, but enjoyable collection of singlehood and kink. Has stagy elements that better suited this as a play. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

      Cast & Crew

      Critics Reviews

      View All (14) Critics Reviews
      Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly Rated: B Sep 7, 2011 Full Review Robert Faires Austin Chronicle Rated: 3/5 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review James Berardinelli ReelViews Rated: 2/4 Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Farrell P. Mcmanus The Advocate Love and Human Remains shows a world in which isolation and confusion seem to dominate the modem quest for relationships. Apr 5, 2022 Full Review Quentin Curtis Independent on Sunday (Arcand) is a second-rank director, but a world-class doom-monger. Dec 8, 2017 Full Review Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 3/5 Aug 9, 2005 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis In a Canadian metropolis, failed actor David (Thomas Gibson) shares a place with the bookish Candy (Ruth Marshall), whom he dated before coming out as a homosexual. While David, who now waits tables, pursues an aimless romance with a younger coworker, Candy dabbles in both same-sex and heterosexual affairs. As David and Candy's odd assortment of friends -- including a telepathic sex worker and an ill-tempered yuppie -- pass in and out of their beds, a serial murder stalks the city's women.
      Director
      Denys Arcand
      Executive Producer
      Pierre Latour
      Screenwriter
      Brad Fraser
      Distributor
      Sony Pictures Classics
      Production Co
      Atlantis Films
      Rating
      R
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Jun 2, 1993, Original
      Release Date (DVD)
      Jun 7, 2011
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $28.3K
      Most Popular at Home Now