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      Nightmare Alley

      R Released Dec 17, 2021 2h 30m Mystery & Thriller Crime Drama TRAILER for Nightmare Alley: Final Trailer List View All /m/nightmare_alley_2021/videos videos Nightmare Alley: Featurette - A Troupe Beyond Compare Nightmare Alley: Featurette - A Troupe Beyond Compare 2:35 Nightmare Alley: Featurette - Is He Man, Or Beast? Nightmare Alley: Featurette - Is He Man, Or Beast? 2:48 'Nightmare Alley' Cast Say There Was "Nothing Artificial" About the Carnival Set 'Nightmare Alley' Cast Say There Was "Nothing Artificial" About the Carnival Set 21:45 Nightmare Alley: Featurette - Neo Noir Nightmare Alley: Featurette - Neo Noir 2:43 Nightmare Alley: Final Trailer Nightmare Alley: Final Trailer 1:39 Nightmare Alley: Teaser Trailer Nightmare Alley: Teaser Trailer 1:38 View more videos
      80% Tomatometer 356 Reviews 68% Audience Score 1,000+ Verified Ratings When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Buy Now

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      While it may not hit quite as hard as the original, Guillermo del Toro's Nightmare Alley is a modern noir thriller with a pleasantly pulpy spin.

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      Stylish but slow, Nightmare Alley pays off with a powerful ending -- if you can hang in long enough to make it, that is.

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      Caroline Siede Fox 10 Phoenix Though "Nightmare Alley" is too long and meandering to totally work as a cohesive film, theres no doubt it has images that will stick with you none more so than its haunting final shot. Mar 26, 2022 Full Review Adam Kempenaar Filmspotting The genuine, pleasant surprise for me was discovering truly what an unabashed, all-out noir it was. Blanchett's character, the big scheme, the hubris and pushing the scheme too far, the fatalism. Rated: 4/5 Feb 10, 2022 Full Review Tim Cogshell FilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles) The one to see is the one from 1947. Jan 29, 2022 Full Review Sarah Vincent Sarah G Vincent Views A lot of directors love to make period pieces, but the movies feel staged, and the actors feel too modern whereas “Nightmare Alley” feels as if del Toro went back in time and shot the movie. Jun 9, 2024 Full Review Savina Petkova A Good Movie To Watch In addition to its thrilling plot and studded cast, Nightmare Alley is also psychologically literate enough to make a carnival out of the human soul. Rated: 9/10 Oct 29, 2023 Full Review Shawn Edwards Fox 4 Kansas City Nightmare Alley is something to behold... but it's the storytelling that lacks conviction. Rated: 3/5 Oct 27, 2023 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Todd F This was amazing seeing the black and white version of the film. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/05/23 Full Review Evan M moody film noir by Del Toro Rated 4 out of 5 stars 04/23/22 Full Review Sean one of the most incredible films I've ever seen and it looks even more stunning in black and white. This film noir centers around a drifter who joins a carnival in the late 1930s and learns the tricks of mentalism. His ambitions takes him to the big city where he meets a mysterious and beautiful psychiatrist who has a scheme to swindle some wealthy bigwigs. Things get dark as his web of lies comes crumbling down. Nightmare Alley has incredible performances across the board particularly by Blanchett, Cooper, and Jenkins, witty dialogue, stunning cinematography, and eye popping sets. I don't want to spoil anything but this is a compelling adult film that takes place in the past but also says a lot about the times we live in. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/16/22 Full Review Brandon Richardson Well crafted and well-performed, Nightmare Alley is a solid psychological thriller. The overlong runtime does make the plot seem more complex that it is, but beyond that, the cinematography is fantastic, and the production design is visually astounding. Cooper and Collette were astonishing, and Cate Blanchett stole the show. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/16/22 Full Review Michael Great mystery and thriller. 10/10 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 02/07/22 Full Review justin r Amazing set direction and story. A little long. Go for the set direction, stay for the ending. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 02/05/22 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis When charismatic but down-on-his-luck Stanton Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) endears himself to clairvoyant Zeena (Toni Collette) and her has-been mentalist husband Pete (David Strathairn) at a traveling carnival, he crafts a golden ticket to success, using this newly acquired knowledge to grift the wealthy elite of 1940s New York society. With the virtuous Molly (Rooney Mara) loyally by his side, Stanton plots to con a dangerous tycoon (Richard Jenkins) with the aid of a mysterious psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who might be his most formidable opponent yet.
      Director
      Guillermo del Toro
      Producer
      Guillermo del Toro, J. Miles Dale, Bradley Cooper
      Screenwriter
      Guillermo del Toro, Kim Morgan
      Distributor
      Searchlight Pictures
      Production Co
      Searchlight Pictures, Double Dare You
      Rating
      R (Nudity|Language|Some Sexual Content|Strong/Bloody Violence)
      Genre
      Mystery & Thriller, Crime, Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Dec 17, 2021, Wide
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 8, 2022
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $11.3M
      Runtime
      2h 30m
      Sound Mix
      Dolby Digital, Dolby Atmos
      Aspect Ratio
      Flat (1.85:1)
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