In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success—which propels him into a macabre universe.
What do the critics say?
Based on 20 Sorry to Bother You Cinema reviews, Sorry to Bother You gets an average Cinema review score of 80. The score for all versions is 80 based on a total of 20 reviews.
“Sorry to Bother You” Smashes Corporate America and the Rules of Movie Storytelling358d ago
Boots Riley’s first feature is a scintillating comedic outburst of political imagination and visionary fury.358d ago
One of the year's best films.358d ago
Riley’s film is a welcome hand grenade of subversive power that often reminded me of another incendiary film, Terry Gilliam’s classic "Brazil."358d ago
‘Sorry to Bother You,’ but Can I Interest You in a Wild Dystopian Satire?358d ago
Sorry to Bother You is a WTF comedy that explodes with originality358d ago
It’s a provocative, serious, ridiculous, screwy concoction about whiteface, cultural code-switching, African-American identities and twisted new forms of wage slavery, beyond pr...358d ago
Boots Riley’s “Sorry to Bother You” is an adrenalin-shot of a comedy and a fearless dissection of identity politics, corporate malevolence, and the American tendency to look the...358d ago
There simply isn’t much more to discuss without spoiling the imaginative scenario Riley has presented to the world, although production designer Jason Kisvarday deserves substan...358d ago
Sorry to Bother You does often signal the arrival of a fresh new filmmaking voice, even if the film overextends its welcome.358d ago
Nothing can prepare you for Sorry to Bother You, a film so unique, intoxicating and bizarre that it not only demands another viewing, but is also forgivable as a satirical comed...358d ago
Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield headlines the inventive, sometimes exhausting satire Sorry To Bother You358d ago
Boots Riley’s brilliant, take-no-prisoners comedy skewers social norms, racial strife and the media – then things get really weird358d ago
Lakeith Stanfield and Tessa Thompson star in this double-barreled satire about race and power358d ago
Sorry to Bother You May Be the Most Culturally Relevant Movie of the Year358d ago
Laura Dern digs deep in the most powerful and disturbing of Sundance’s potential winners358d ago
Deliriously creative and ambitious to a fault, Boots Riley's gonzo debut extends the rapper's outspoken social critique to the big screen.358d ago
The film is unmistakably alive to the humiliations of the social systems that keep the lower classes in their place.358d ago
Atlanta’s Lakeith Stanfield plays a conflicted call-centre drone in Boots Riley’s freewheeling comedy, a patchy but impressively punk-rock affair358d ago
Lakeith Stanfield plays a black telemarketer who shimmies up the corporate ranks by finding his inner "white voice," setting off alarms with his activist girlfriend Tessa Thomps...358d ago
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