The concept is intriguing, but no character development. I was expecting more.
over 4 years
Though a bit slow and anticlimactic, a solid sci-fi thriller.
over 4 years
Watched it to see what the TV show was all about. Needn't have bothered. Dated badly.
fun and simple sci-fi premise.
over 5 years
robots gone berserk
Very dated viewing, but still a classic.
over 7 years
I love,love,love this film. Both as a kid and as an adult. Technology unchecked...
Westworld is a 1973 science fiction-thriller film written and directed by novelist Michael Crichton and produced by Paul Lazarus III. It stars Yul Brynner as a lifelike robot in a futuristic Western-themed amusement park, and Richard Benjamin and James Brolin as guests of the park.
Westworld was the last movie MGM produced before dissolving its releasing company, and was the first theatrical feature directed by Crichton. It was also the first feature film to use digital image processing to pixellate photography to simulate an android point of view. The film was nominated for Hugo, Nebula and Golden Scroll (a.k.a. Saturn) awards, and was followed by a sequel film, Futureworld, and a short-lived television series, Beyond Westworld.
Sometime in the near future a high-tech, highly realistic adult amusement park called Delos features androids that are almost indistinguishable from human beings. For $1,000 per day, guests may indulge in any fantasy, including killing or having sex with the...