Jim Morrison: This is the strangest life I've ever known.
"The Ultimate Story of Sex, Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll"
The Doors is about the best movie I could imagine being made about Jim Morrison and The Doors. Although the film may be named The Doors; it would probably make more sens...
Val Kilmer delivers what was considered one of 1991's best performances as Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's hallucinatory bio-pic of the seminal 1960s rock group The Doors. Stone cuts a jagged swath thr... read more
Directed by: Oliver Stone
Release Date: March 1, 1991
DVD Release Date: August 19, 1997
Stats: 3,975 reviews
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April 29, 2011
A good, psychedelic movie about the band the Doors, Kilmer is good playing Morrison, one of his best roles. I liked this movie.
October 2, 2010
Oliver Stone's Biopic on The Doors is somewhat an imperfect attempt at telling the story of the legendary rock band of the same name. I say imperfect because most of the events that happen in the film are exaggerated. Some of the original members have claimed that Oliver Stone ha...
August 2, 2010
Kilmer and Ryan weren't the right cast, but the actual movie was well written and definitely right in its assessment.
March 29, 2010
First hour is pretty cool then I get lost in the drugs. I've read that JIm Morrison's portrayal was overblown and out of proportion but I wasn't there, I'm just reading shiz. "The End" performance was awesome, Oliver Stone was solid in the 80's, fell off in the 90's. JFK, suc...
January 6, 2010
Maybe I'm partial to this film because I love the band and the time period, but I really do think that it is an overlooked gem. While it's not a flawless biopic, it is extremely entertaining and fun. You see the emotional downfall of Jim Morrison as well as the effect of his musi...
April 12, 2009
Wow, where do I begin...it was truly an incredible trip. Definitely contained the similarities of riding a roller coaster..but with a drop that was lethal.
The Spiel: Seeing as I had a pretty chaotic day and was looking for a movie I could watch and have a smoke with...th...
September 15, 2008
May 15, 2008
A well played part by Val Kilmer, whom I'm not usually a huge fan of.
As I understand it from others, the story was told from a biased point of view. I am a fan of The Doors, but not so much that I know whether or not this is true.
Entertaining, insightfuly, this is Sex, D...
March 6, 2008
Perhaps my rating is a bit inflated since this movie does have a number of historical/technical inaccuracies, but then again, Oliver Stone only wanted to showcase a certain side of Jim Morrison to begin with- the side heavily focused on in the film. Morrison wasn't really always ...
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