The Day of the Locust

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"It happened in Hollywood. But it could have happened in hell."
  • R
  • 1975
  • 2 hr 24 min
  • 7.0  (5,307)
  • 61

"The Day of the Locust" (1975) is an American film based on the book of the same name by Nathanael West. It is set in Hollywood just before WWII. The film follows a group of Hollywood bottom-feeders going about their lives until one of them snaps and kills a child. The film includes several bizarre vignettes, like a child doing a Mae West impression and a dwarf caressing an injured rooster.

The Day of the Locust
The Day Of The Locust
The Day Of The Locust

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"The Day of the Locust" (1975) is an American film based on the book of the same name by Nathanael West. It is set in Hollywood just before WWII. The film follows a group of Hollywood bottom-feeders going about their lives until one of them snaps and kills a child. The film includes several bizarre vignettes, like a child doing a Mae West impression and a dwarf caressing an injured rooster.

The Day of the Locust is a 1975 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 24 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.0 and a MetaScore of 61.

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  • Release Date
    1975
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    2 hr 24 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.0  (5,307)
  • Metascore
    61