Only Lovers Left Alive

Lists: Drama, Horror, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "After being around for centuries and now living in the modern age, vampire Adam (Hiddleston) is a rockstar that cannot grow accustomed to the new modern world with all of its new technology. While he lives in Detroit, his wife Eve (Swinton) lives in Tangier, flourishing in the new world. But when she senses Adam's depression with society, she gets on a plane and goes to see him. Shortly after Eve gets there, her little sister, Ava (Wasikowska), shows up after 87 years and disrupts the couple's idyll reunion."

Overall Ranking: 999 (Rank from 2014: # 43)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 23.08%
Regular 61.54%
Half-Popped 15.38%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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George Rother of MovieGuy 24/7100(full review)
Alex Hunt Essentials97(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman85 - Only Lovers Left Alive is one of the most Rollinesque films to have ever been made by a director other than Jean Rollin.
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Tom Little of Digital Shortbread81(full review)
Tom Little of Digital Shortbread81(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown80(full review)
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
David Baruffi80(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik75
Minnesota Man75 - Pretty sure I liked it...though it probably should have gone by its original title: Hipster Vampire Namedroppers
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Hypersonic55 Curt75(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews61(full review)

People Involved

  • Tom Hiddleston (Adam)
  • Tilda Swinton (Eve)
  • Mia Wasikowska (Ava)
  • John Hurt (Marlowe)
  • Anton Yelchin (Ian)
  • Slimane Dazi (Bilal)
  • Jeffrey Wright (Dr. Watson)
  • Jim Jarmusch (Director)