Repo, the Genetic Opera Movie Rating, Synopsis, Review

Repo, the Genetic Opera Movie

Repo! The Genetic Opera is a 2008 Hollywood science fiction, gothic rock musical horror film directed by Darren Lynn Bousman with a soundtrack produced by Japanese rock star Yoshiki. Here in this article, you will find the details of Repo, the Genetic Opera Movie Rating, Synopsis, Review.

  • Release Date:  2008
  • Genre:  Sci-Fi Horror, Slasher
  • Director:  Darren Lynn Bousman
  • Screenwriter:  Darren Smith, Terrance Zdunich

Repo, the Genetic Opera Movie Rating, Synopsis, Review:

  • Dylan = 6 / 10;
  • Raoul = 7 / 10;


In a futuristic world where plastic surgery has become fashionable, a giant corporation responsible for the financing of organs, and their recovery in case of non-payment is the scene to the greatest scandal.


Repo, the Genetic Opera, is one of the very first examples of combining musical and horror genre. This movie, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, and IV as well as the great Mother’s Day remake) is a very good surprise.

Better be warned, this a full-scale musical and there barely is any normal talking, everything is sung. It is then up to everyone’s personal taste, I personally hate musical and this aspect of the film truly ruined my experience, but those who enjoyed macabre musical such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show or Sweeney Todd should have a wonderful experience out of this film.

The musical aspect put aside, I must confess that the movie is brilliant. The concept of the Repo Man, and the futuristic world created around it is worthy of the best science-fiction scenario. Visually, The Genetic Opera is impressive and shot in a very stylish way that reminds of movies such as Sin City or Sucker Punch.

The story is filled with colorful characters for which each side-story is explained in a cartoon-like fashion as you progress through the film. This brings an extra dimension to the movie, allowing it to go deeper into the plot without losing ages introducing the various protagonists.

The movie has good amount of gore too, and a great set of actors, making it a winner on pretty much every level

Repo, the Genetic Opera (2008) Cast:

Alexa PenaVegaAlexa PenaVegaShilo Wallace (as Alexa Vega)
Paul SorvinoPaul SorvinoRotti Largo
Anthony HeadAnthony HeadNathan / Repo Man (as Anthony Stewart Head)
Sarah BrightmanSarah BrightmanBlind Mag
Paris HiltonParis HiltonAmber Sweet
Bill MoseleyBill MoseleyLuigi Largo
Kevin 'ohGr' OgilvieKevin ‘ohGr’ OgilviePavi Largo (as Ogre)
Terrance ZdunichTerrance ZdunichGraverobber
Sarah PowerSarah PowerMarni
Jessica HornJessica HornJessica Adams
Branko LebarBranko LebarRotti’s Chauffeur
Briana BuckmasterBriana BuckmasterSherrie Alviso
Anna KostanAnna KostanYoung Mormon Woman
Brad AustinBrad AustinYoung Mormon Man
Marty AdamsMarty AdamsBig Man


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