Joyride (1996)


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Movie Info

A bored motel clerk and his buddies go for a little joy ride in a woman's car. They don't realize until it is too late that she is a paid assassin and that her latest victim is in the trunk. Thus begins the clerk's descent into a shadowy world of lies and murder.

Rating: R (for violence, sexuality and strong language)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Quinton Peeples
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 18, 2003
Live Home Video


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Critic Reviews for Joyride

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (1)

A depressingly mediocre little film

May 30, 2001
AV Club
Top Critic

Joyride plows through its crime flick checklist of unsavory characters and rote plot divergences with a dreary efficiency.

Full Review… | October 20, 2002

B-grade thrills

Full Review… | September 29, 2002

October 7, 2005
International Press Academy

July 21, 2005

Audience Reviews for Joyride

The annoying teenagers in this actually get more than they deserve and Leelee looks even more like a young Helen Hunt.

Dr Blood

Super Reviewer

Curse you IMDB! Saw this fon iTunes as one of their 99 rentals of the week. I checked IMDB and saw: thriller, Steve Zhan, 6.6. For a buck? ... Sure, sign me up! Unfortunately, that was "Joy Ride", this is "Joyride", and it is a complete train wreck.

Honestly, there is nothing redeeming about this film. At. All. Tobey is the star and is attrocious. The dialogue is fragmented. Moves at a snail's pace. I place complete blame at the feet of director Peeples, and would say this convinced me to avoid all of his films, but, well, you're looking at his filmography as a director.

It wasn't my fault! I was tricked! I want my dollar back! Rrrrrrg!

Curt C

Super Reviewer

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