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Hits (2015)



Critic Consensus: Hits undermines its undeniably timely message with a darkly bitter tone that makes the movie's caustic humor harder to swallow.

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HITS is a dark comedy exploring the nature of fame in 21st Century YouTube America. The film takes place in a small town in upstate New York populated by people who trade in unrealistic expectations. It's a story in which fame, delusion, earnestness, and recklessness meet, shake hands, and disrupt the lives around them.(C) Honora Productions

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Wyatt Cenac
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Critic Reviews for Hits

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (9)

Hits: a frequently funny but easy-prey satire about America's obsession with fame, displaying a small-screen sensibility that extends from its joke setups to its boxy visuals.

November 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Plagued with uneven pacing and tone, "Hits" feels more like a rant.

November 19, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Unfortunately, by the end, thanks to a misguided use of a few offensive slurs against gays and African Americans, the whole thing turns needlessly ugly, undermining the goodwill Cross had mustered.

November 19, 2018 | Full Review…

David Cross, who also wrote the script, is content to come across like a grumpy old man. His comedy is one-note, furious, and fun-enough

February 12, 2015 | Rating: C+

[A] modest, focused directorial debut ...

February 12, 2015 | Full Review…

While the film is well-intended and scores points for skewering disposable idolatry, it seems off the mark, murky, about its acerbic message.

February 12, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4

Audience Reviews for Hits


Interesting, but in the end, not substantial enough to hold interest. Too many characters, and too many really good actors under used in tiny bit parts (Julia Stiles, for example). Follows the lives of various people, probably could have focused on just one or two and dropped the rest (baby lady would have been a good one to lose).

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