“Kalifornia” is a 1993 thriller film directed by dominic sena. The film stars brad pitt and juliette lewis as Early Grayce and Adele Corners, a young couple who embark on a road trip across America to visit various murder sites. Along the way, they pick up a couple, Brian (david duchovny) and Carrie (michelle forbes), who are also traveling to California. However, as they continue on their journey, Early's violent tendencies begin to surface, leading to a tense and dangerous situation for all involved.
“Kalifornia” received mixed reviews upon its release, with some critics praising the performances of the leads, particularly brad pitt's portrayal of the unpredictable and volatile Early Grayce. However, others criticized the film's graphic violence and lack of depth in its exploration of the characters and themes. The film has been compared to “Natural Born Killers” and other violent road trip films of the 1990s.
“Kalifornia” did not receive any major awards or nominations.
“Kalifornia” was not a box office success, grossing just over $2 million domestically. However, it has since gained a cult following among fans of psychological thrillers and brad pitt's early work. The film has been praised for its tense and unsettling atmosphere, as well as the performances of its cast. It currently holds a 52% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
|Directed by||dominic sena|
|Produced by||Steve Golin Aristides McGarry Sigurjón Sighvatsson|
|Screenplay by||Tim Metcalfe|
|Story by||Stephen Levy Tim Metcalfe|
|Starring||brad pitt, juliette lewis, david duchovny, michelle forbes,|
|Music by||Carter Burwell|
|Edited by||Martin Hunter|
|PolyGram Filmed Entertainment Propaganda Films Viacom Pictures|
|Distributed by||Gramercy Pictures|
|Release date||August 27, 1993 (Montreal World Film Festival) September 3, 1993 (U.S.)|
|Running time||117 minutes|
|Box office||$2.4 million|