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Random Acts of Violence (2020)

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Critic Consensus: Random Acts of Violence falls short as an intelligent analysis of its themes, but viewers looking for chance instances of brutality won't be let down.

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What are the real consequences when life begins to imitate art? Comic book creator Todd Walkley, his wife Kathy, assistant Aurora and best friend, Hard Calibre Comics owner Ezra, embark upon a road trip from Toronto to NYC comic con and bad things start to happen. People start getting killed. It soon becomes clear that a crazed fan is using Todd's "SLASHERMAN" comic as inspiration for the killings and as the bodies pile up, and Todd's friends and family become victims themselves, Todd will be forced to take artistic responsibility.

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Jesse Williams
as Todd Walkley
Clark Backo
as Todd's Mother
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All Critics (65) | Top Critics (3)

A movie that thinks it's saying something about gratuitous violence and exploitation of real tragedy but is even more hypocritically hollow than the films it purports to criticize.

August 20, 2020 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

An exasperating serial killer-slasher.

August 19, 2020 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Top Critic

The filmmaker accomplishes some small, gross wonders working on his tiny budget, and wrings strong performances from most of his cast.

July 31, 2020 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A loathsome film that seems to hate its characters, creators, and audience in equal measure.

September 3, 2020 | Rating: D- | Full Review…

A great slasher that is able to stir feelings of discomfort in its discourse alone. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 30, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The movie often seems uncertain just how meta to be about this material: Is it a serious slasher movie, or a semi-satirical commentary on the genre? Hence a lot here doesn't quite work.

August 27, 2020 | Full Review…

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