Penn & Teller Get Killed
Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)

Penn & Teller are magicians who are known for putting on a jet-black, fake blood-soaked comedy magic show. This inky comedy is imbued with their off-beat humor as it chronicles Penn's newest scheme to have a fan try to kill him.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 22, 1989
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Brad Stevens
Sight & Sound

Revels in an atmosphere of consequenceless amusement, haunted by the intermittent realisation that its fun-loving heroes are really intolerable monsters.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

I honestly have no idea what they were going for here, but they didn't make it.

Kevin A. Ranson

Death becomes them.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Unusual satirical dark humor movie, tense and comic. A rare Arthur Penn's jewel that is little know and misunderstood until these days.
Ken Stachnik
Totally random and all over the place. I'm not going to say I didn't laugh, but I think saying the film is uneven would be an understatement. Worth it… More
Brian R
First of all...I can't believe Arthur Penn committed himself to directing a simply bad film like this. Throughout Penn's career he's been making… More