I can't remember when I first saw this film, well over 30 years ago. What attracted me the most was the contrast between a life of privilege and a struggling working-class... Read morePublished on March 15 2013 by B. H.
Why does everyone say Nicholson's character is working in the "Texas" oil fields? It's the California oilfields (Bakersfield, Shafter California). Read morePublished on June 21 2004
This film got a fair amount of buzz in its time but I had never seen it. Having been interested by some of Nicholson's work (Head, Witches of Eastwick, Chinatown) I thought, in a... Read morePublished on April 16 2004
This wasn't very good. It wasn't very interesting. There was no real merit or redeeming quality to any of the characters. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004
This film requires intelligence on the part of the viewer- life in the 1970's.Published on Dec 19 2003
I saw this film when it was first released more than 30 years ago. Seeing it again recently, I was surprised by how much my reactions to it have changed during the last three... Read morePublished on July 6 2003 by Robert Morris
I think my own inability to be content with my life is what drew me to the character of Bobby Eroica Dupea in 'Five Easy Pieces'. Read morePublished on April 28 2003 by Nathan
A fantastic character study, Five Easy Pieces makes tangible an undefined fear of the past and the tragedy of always having to run away. Read morePublished on April 8 2003 by Mr. H. Walker