Less Than Zero Movie Review 1987

Information and Film Reviews for Less Than Zero the Movie

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An adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis' popular, controversial novel about a group of affluent, drug-abusing youth in Los Angeles. McCarthy and Gertz play friends of Downey who try to get him off his self-destructive path--to no avail. Although it tries, the film fails to inspire any sort of sympathy for this self-absorbed and hedonistic group. Mirrors the shallowness of the characters although Downey manages to rise above this somewhat. Music by the Bangles, David Lee Roth, Poison, Roy Orbison, Aerosmith and more.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 98 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Books to Film: Bret Easton Ellis
Harley Peyton
Andrew McCarthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey, James Spader
Edward Lachman
Marek Kanievska
Thomas Newman
Peter E. Berger
Jon Avnet, 20th Century-Fox

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