Sightseers (2012)
August 9, 2022 7:47 AM - Subscribe

A new couple (Alice Lowe, Steve Oram) embarks on a cross-country road trip that takes a turn when they decide to start killing everyone who annoys them. A dark comedy from director Ben Wheatley (A Field in England, In the Earth.)

Screenplay by Amy Jump, Alice Lowe, and Steve Oram.

85% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently available for digital rental in the US on multiple outlets. JustWatch listing.
posted by DirtyOldTown (5 comments total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
Very fun, very bent.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 7:53 AM on August 9, 2022

Also: produced by Edgar Wright.

"I'll bring her back safe, don't you worry... Hey, I understand you collect snow globes?"
"I don't like you."
"OK... well... See you, then."

"This is exactly how I imagined it. No one sticking their nose in. No one penetrating the mind. Take the noble English oak, Old Knobbley. That won't stab you in the back or belittle your five year plan. That tree won't... steal things that belong to you and put them in another place just to piss you off. That tree won't involve itself in low-level bullying that means you have to leave work."

"Dear Mum, I'm not coming home. Yorkshire is lovely. Not like you said at all. They can smile and they do sell my pasta sauce. The caravan bed is quite short, but Chris is a sensitive lover. Hope you can be happy for me. Love, Tina."

"I've never thought about murdering innocent people before."
"He's not a person. He's a Daily Mail reader."

"You didn't let him see you do number twos, did you Tina?"
"Mystery, Tina, is a woman's sanctuary."
posted by DirtyOldTown at 8:12 AM on August 9, 2022 [1 favorite]

It's been years but I love this movie more than I probably should. And the ending is perfect.
posted by mochapickle at 9:21 AM on August 9, 2022

I love this film. It gets very dark very quickly, yet is still extremely funny.
posted by essexjan at 12:15 PM on August 9, 2022 [1 favorite]

I had come to this movie through A Field in England and Kill List, and was a bit surprised by the tone. Still, I find it pretty funny.
posted by Literaryhero at 7:37 PM on August 10, 2022

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