Filmed intermittently over the course of a five-year period, David Lynch's radical feature debut stars Jack Nance as Henry Spencer, a man living in an unnamed industrial wasteland. Upon learning that ... read more
Directed by: David Lynch
Release Date: January 1, 1977
DVD Release Date: June 7, 2005
Stats: 5,214 reviews
Flixster Reviews (5,214)
June 18, 2013
June 12, 2013
In "Eraserhead", everything is fine.
Full review coming to themoviefreakblog.com on 6/18
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February 9, 2013
Full marks for originality - it's a truly new way of telling a pretty basic and "been done" story (surprise pregnancy that leads to family fallout and immense stress) - and for spectacular sound editing to complement the surrealist visuals, but my problems with Eraserhead are tha...
May 19, 2012
Really not my type of film. I just found it annoying and boring. I'm sure a lot of stuff happens in the subtext and stuff but I just wasn't interested. I didn't want to find out what was going to happen. There were many moments where I really felt 'what on earth is going on?'. I ...
March 4, 2012fb1664868775
Horror in white noise. The "In Heaven" scene is great.
November 6, 2011
A bizarre surrealist film by one of my favorite directors, David Lynch, is what Eraserhead is. My take on this film the first time I saw it was that it was strange and cool. My second take said the same thing, just with the scary factor removed... but on my third take, I decided ...
October 25, 2011
Its not scary but different. I didn't love it or hate it, I just thought it was something that separates itself from the crowd. In the end, I have no idea what its about but I want to see more Lynch!
October 2, 2011
Eraserhead presents a terrific plot, just like the direction of Lynch, our screenplay and the strange and unforgettable actings of the cast. A surrealist and shocking portrait of parenthood, an schizophrenic view of another side of the cinema. Bizarre, scary and until funny, Davi...
July 20, 2011
Just it's hard to imagine cinema without Steven Spielberg or Stanley Kubrick, so a world without David Lynch seems as absurd and as nightmarish as one of his films. The man who is arguably America's greatest living filmmaker has so completely re-written the rulebook for surrealis...
July 13, 2011
I sometimes dream of waking to a completely dark world, a world with no sunlight and minimal artificial light. My vision is blurred, but there is nothing to see. The streets are virtually empty, and my friends and family are lifeless; sitting, standing or even walking, but with n...
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