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Days of Thunder Reviews

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Terrence Rafferty
New Yorker
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Like the previous Simpson-Bruckheimer pictures, it's designed to give audiences an overdose of the thrill of victory; it wants us to jump out of our seats, pumping our fists in the air and roaring for the hero to pulverize his opponents.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

May 20, 2014
Dave Kehr
Chicago Tribune
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This is the kind of monstrously overgrown commercial movie that depends entirely on the microscopic pleasures of having one`s most routine expectations fulfilled.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2014
Sheila Benson
Los Angeles Times
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Whoosh!! Days of Thunder just streaked in, fast as a race-car paint job and about as flat.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

May 20, 2014
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Not only does Days of Thunder disappoint on the basic narrative level, it is also a peculiarly thrill-less action movie. Shot from the driver's point of view, the race sequences lose their novelty as swiftly as a video game.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2014
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Days of Thunder does accomplish the job it sets out to do. It's sometimes funny, sometimes exciting and never too boring or offensive. In a disappointing movie season -- as this one has started out to be -- that can seem like quite an accomplishment.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2014
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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Good writing by Robert Towne and a host of strong supporting performances complement the on-the-track visuals of director Tony Scott in giving us a sense of the leap of faith that is required by drivers at this level.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

May 20, 2014
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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The original script must have been truly atrocious if Towne's contributions can be considered an improvement.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 20, 2014
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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The nerve of these people, recycling that story. No, the shrewdness of these people.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 20, 2014
Dennis King
Tulsa World

Whatever they call this movie, it's nothing more than a puffed-up sequel to Top Gun. If you saw Top Gun, you can anticipate every twist and turn, every screeching spinout of Days of Thunder.

Full Review Source: Tulsa World | Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2014
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

Days of Thunder wants to be an action drama, but it's really just a star vehicle of the most rudimentary sort, with nothing to offer Cruise except a chance to look pretty and chant time-tested punchlines.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor

May 20, 2014
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

It's hard to enjoy a movie that is so predictable. Every time there's a race, you know who's going to win. Every time there's a knock at the door, you know who's going to be standing on the other side.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2014
Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Days of Thunder lives up to its title in one respect. It`s big-time noisy. It`s also as empty as the stands at the Daytona 500 an hour after the race.

Full Review Source: South Florida Sun-Sentinel | Original Score: 1.5/4

May 20, 2014
David Parkinson
Radio Times

Worse films than this have been smashes, so give it a spin.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

May 20, 2014
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It oughtn't be good, at least. Not with that script. And yet it's so much better than the combined quality of its elements.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 6/10

July 9, 2013
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Trashy, formulatic thriller actioner, directed by Tony Scott, who had earlier helmed the 1986 Top Gun, which catapulted Tom Cruise to stardom.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C

April 12, 2012
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Days of Thunder retains a few moments of startling competency, though overall it's an inconsistent feature film -- not always providing the thunder, though the Cruise is well taken care of.

Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com | Original Score: C

June 28, 2010
Jamie Gillies
Apollo Guide

A sad example of Hollywood at its weakest and a reminder that even today's pabulum, spoon-fed as it is in multiplexes, is rarely as bad as the early roaring 1990s.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 48/100

April 20, 2009
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Incredibly uneven yet basically entertaining...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 5, 2009
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

The story is predictably pedestrian, the conflict laughable and the dialogue too lifeless to be laughable, but closer to that than convincing or compelling.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 57/100

January 3, 2009
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

When it's on the racetrack, it's thrills abound as the big sound and fast-moving cars make for sensory overload. However, when the action fades and it's time to give the characters some meat.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

December 30, 2008
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