Get our recommendations directly on

Netflix Curator
, download our Chrome extension for free.Learn more.

Install Netflix Curator

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010)Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010)

Exit Through The Gift Shop (2010)

Documentary

best
THE VERY BEST

9.0

movie

UK, United Kingdom

English, French

Funny, Original, Smart

2010

Banksy

André, Banksy, Debora Guetta

87 min

Synopsis

Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the separation barrier on the Palestinian West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film. Exit Through the Gift Shop tells the incredible true story of how an eccentric French shop keeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner.

Our Take

9.0
Hugo Bernard

What happens when Banksy, one of the most famous ambassadors of street art, meets Mr. Brainwash, an egocentric aspiring French artist? Well, one of the funniest, interesting and exciting documentaries ever made about art, commercialism and the apparent gulf between them. But is it really a documentary? This confident and zany film will leave you guessing.

Comments

L
labyrinth

‘Exit through the gift shop’ is one of those documentaries that does not feel like one at all. I initially started this movie to know more about Banksy, but as it turns out the real star in this is Mr. Brainwash – a weird and amateur videographer who accidentally gets involved with the world of street art in LA. His eccentricities would keep you laughing through-out the movie and at the end you would find yourself with more questions about the characters than before. A good recommendation for anyone (artist or otherwise).

Comments

What did you think? Who should watch it?

Next up

The Return of the Living Dead (1985)

7.9
A classic, endearingly silly zombie romp that established genre tropes for generations to come

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

This Much I Know to Be True (2022)
best
8.1

An ethereal and healing concert film, and a personal journal for Australian musician Nick Cave

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

Topsy-Turvy (1999)
7.4

A meticulous and whimsical account of the making of the influential comic opera The Mikado

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

Rebels of the Neon God (1992)
best
8.4

A tale of yearning and obsession bathed in a melancholic atmosphere

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

On the Record (2020)
best
8.3

A music industry exposé that evolves into a complex account of Black history

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

Paris, 13th District (2021)
7.0

A sensuous drama following the love and sex lives of three young Parisians

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

This Is Not a Film (2011)
best
8.4

An ode to the persistence of artistic freedom amidst repression

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

20 Feet from Stardom (2013)
7.4

Back-up singers take a deserved spotlight in this Oscar-winning doc

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

Sound of Noise (2010)
7.0

A comedy caper ringing with loud, rowdy fun

watch later

like

have seen

Not interested

© 2022 agoodmovietowatch, all rights reserved.

We are home to the best film and TV on popular streaming services. Supported only by readers like you and by public grants.