• Alan P

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Alan P 22 Feb, 2015

    Short Review: A bit slow and long, but James Dean really makes this film work, carrying the noble burden of enabling the film to serve as both a character study and exploration of why teens act out. The most thrilling scenes would have to be the knife fight, drag race, and the last act. Everything else is alright.

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  • Igor Dumitraskovic

    ★★★★½ Watched by Igor Dumitraskovic 21 Feb, 2015

    Didn't blew me away like some other movies from that period, but it was very cool, interesting and fun to watch. Also I LOVE that jacket :)

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  • Narky Kumquat

    ★★★½ Watched by Narky Kumquat 20 Feb, 2015

    There is a strange energy in this film, personified with James Dean's performance, that keeps it worth seeing today for more than mere historical importance. Some trends and terminology are outdated but anyone who remembers being a teenager can substitute being called a 'chicken' for having to prove themselves in other ways. The story gets very slow near the end but overall there is a lot to like here.

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  • Liam Haber

    ★★★★½ Watched by Liam Haber 13 Feb, 2015

    There is no way to watch Rebel Without a Cause without knowing of the eventual fates of the cast involved. James Dean died in a car crash. Natalie Wood fell/"fell" off of a boat. Sal Mineo was stabbed in an alley. Each had amazing early careers that ended abruptly, stars that flared out too quickly. But in 1955, none of that mattered. All that was important was that there were three teenagers who starred in one of the most influential…

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  • JKUHNLE

    ★★★ Watched by JKUHNLE 04 Feb, 2015

    Ray's 1955 'Rebel Without a Cause' is another James Dean heart throb film that helped define the coming of age confusion and drama experienced by suburbia teens. The film is about a new kid in town, given a second chance from past troubles, who is challenged by a group of trouble making teens. When Dean's character Jim becomes involved in the drama and after school lives of the other teen crew, he is soon reintroduced to a world of trouble.…

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  • Rida

    ★★★★★ Added by Rida 17

    Rebel Without a Cause came along at just the right time for me. I was on the edge of seventeen, fresh off an emotional breakdown, that one undesired side-effect of first world privilege. I was unsure of what I wanted to do with my life and tortured by the realization that I was the only person responsible for myself. I had everything but still wanted something that wasn’t tangible or even describable.

    The teenagers in Rebel Without a Cause were…

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  • Mark Ciemcioch

    ★★★½ Watched by Mark Ciemcioch 08 Feb, 2015

    Haiku Review:
    Melodramatic
    film but Dean is iconic
    sensitive teenager.

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  • MrSneakyMan

    ★★★★½ Watched by MrSneakyMan 07 Feb, 2015

    It's a turbulent and erratic washing machine filled with teen angst and adult befuddlement. Sure the character's actions are like a bizarre, funhouse mirror distortion of reality. They are meant to be. They are outsized illustrations of inner turmoil. All those adult synapses beginning to fire for the first time.

    Then there's the consistent inability for anyone to communicate with each other. Again, that's on purpose. The kids don't understand the adults, and the adults sure as shit don't understand…

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  • Jimmy Bobo

    ★★½ Watched by Jimmy Bobo 07 Feb, 2015

    I'm fully aware that the emotion of Rebel Without a Cause trumps typical characterizations but it's hard to see the movie as a load of maladjusted hot air.

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  • sabassbo

    Added by sabassbo

    Obra maestra absoluta.

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  • Ann

    ★★★★★ Rewatched by Ann 01 Feb, 2015

    Such a classic.

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  • deadmanramsey

    ★★★★ Added by deadmanramsey

    80/100

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