Cronos (1993) Movie Review

Cronos (1993)

1993 | R | Horror
94 minutes /

User Score: 61/100

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Cronos Review


A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Guillermo del Toro‘s first feature length film Cronos is visually striking and takes a completely different spin on the classic vampire tale. Cronos follows the life/death of Jesus Gris (Federico Luppi) as he discovers the secret to immortality. I really love the device that turns Jesus into a vampire, it mixes an old machine that filters the owners’ blood through a bug. That alone sounds so weird but that just opens you up to the originality of this vampire film. Ron Perlman makes an appearance as the main man trying to get the device back.

About Cronos (1993)

Title: Cronos
Year: 1993
Runtime: 94 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror
Score: 3 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.05/5 stars from 83 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 83
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro, Napo, Federico Luppi, Margarita Isabel, Ignacio Raiz Oviedo, Tamara Shanath, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Laurencio Cordero, Mario Iván Martínez, Farnesio de Bernal, Juan Carlos Colombo, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Luis Rodríguez, Javier Álvarez, Gerardo Moscoso, Eugenio Lobo, Adriana Olivera, Clementina Rojas, Tzinia Salgado, Luis de Icaza, Claudio Brook, Jorge Bolada
Writers: Guillermo del Toro
Director: Guillermo del Toro

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