Thanks to the media, married serial killers Mickey and Malory Knox, played by Woody Harrelson and Juliette Lewis, become the newest American celebrities in the satire NATURAL BORN KILLERS. Violence, murder, foul language, sex, and chaos best characterize this disturbing movie.
Thanks to the media, married serial killers Mickey and Malory Knox become the newest American celebrities in NATURAL BORN KILLERS, a satire examining violence, murder and the media. The movie also contains some comment about the devastation of abuse in the home. Sparked by abuse from Malory’s father, Mickey and Malory go on a rampage killing 52 people. Because of the media’s portrayal, they become celebrities. After thrown in prison, the TV show AMERICAN MANIACS catches up with them. Taking advantage of a live TV interview, Mickey and Malory escape by using the host as a hostage.
NATURAL BORN KILLERS is a chaotic and disturbing movie. There are numerous clips of TV shows, violent cartoons, demonic faces, and beasts throughout the movie. Although the premise that television is corrupting the culture is correct, the filmmakers make the statement by showing that which they condemn. Also, Mickey says he has no regrets for murdering people, and he and Malory escape without punishment. The movie is also plagued by gross obscenity and profanity, graphic on-screen violence and murder, overt sexual content, and brief nudity. Even biblical elements are misused and blasphemed. Viewers will walk away picturing the demonic and beastly images flashed before their eyes through the entire movie.
(NA, LLL, VVV, SSS, NN, AB, PC, M) Nihilistic worldview with elements of New Age & Eastern Mysticism (Yoga practiced); 166 obscenities & 20 profanities; 37 killings shown, a plethora of slain bodies shown & many bloody, gory scenes throughout; fornication depicted, implied sexual abuse, numerous sexual innuendos, & suggested sexual acts through body language; brief male rear nudity; anti-biblical and politically correct elements; and, theft.