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Ghost Rider Reviews

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Donald Clarke
Irish Times

It all seems so wearyingly old fashioned: teenage delinquents on motorbikes, creaky incarnations of Satan, a rock'n'roll take on dangerous cool.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 1/5

March 19, 2012
Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK

Cage needs to produce something special next to make up for crimes against cinema.

Full Review Source: Future Movies UK | Original Score: 4/10

July 6, 2010
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

A by-the-numbers hammy superhero caper that reaches new levels of blandness.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 2/4

February 18, 2007
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Ghost Rider is a joke -- a monumentally foolish comic book movie with lots of unintentional laughs, mixed in with the intentional ones.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

February 16, 2007
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

Best lines? "Is this thing ever gonna end?" "Not even close." "I shore wish this thang coulda turned out different."

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2013

Ghost Rider is very much a movie for 9 year olds that feels like it was made by a 9 year old. Even 14 or 15 year olds will feel too old for what passes as cool or dark in this edge-of-camp movie.

Full Review Source: CHUD | Original Score: 4/10

February 16, 2007
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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An unholy mess.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

February 17, 2007
Pete Hammond
Maxim

Its clear this director has sold HIS soul to a bunch of special effects wizards who certainly supply the hardware but drown out the human element.

| Original Score: 2.5/5

February 16, 2007
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies

If Ghost Rider wanted to fetch something of value, he should have been out there looking for a better script.

| Original Score: C

February 18, 2007
Scott Huver
Hollywood.com

The worst adaptation of a Marvel Comics hero yet.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 2/5

July 6, 2010
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

For years scientists have theorized that one day Nicolas Cage would overact so badly that his head would burst into flames. Now, with Ghost Rider, the phenomenon has finally come to pass.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 16, 2007
Scott Weinberg
Cinematical

What begins as a standard-yet-watchable superhero adventure slowly congeals into something approaching the caliber of Catwoman. Not as bad, but kinda knocking on the doorstep.

Full Review Source: Cinematical | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 16, 2007
Tom Meek
Boston Phoenix

If Nicolas Cage weren't a goofball with a hunky physique and droll wit, this Marvel-comic-to-big-screen adaptation would have no torque at all.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2009
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net

Ghost Rider works even less as a movie than it did as a comic book ... once you get past the cool concept and visuals of the character, there really isn't very much else there.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 6/10

February 16, 2007
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

Seeing Ghost Rider is like going to Saturday matinee serials at the Rialto eons ago. It's a fanciful, puerile experience -- a fun day out for 9-year olds. Ghost Rider is a ridiculous melange of cheesy effects, talentless extras, corny plot and insi

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 2, 2009
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

What should be scuzzy, goofy fun becomes morose, off-key dreck in the hands of writer/director Mark Steven Johnson.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 1/4

February 16, 2007
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Marvel's Ghost Rider has always been a thoroughly transparent, inorganic creation.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1/4

February 16, 2007
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

It's not a complete wash, a la Catwoman, but it ain't far off.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

January 15, 2008
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

Whoever the inept Mark Steven Johnson had to sell his soul to in order to get put in charge of two big comic book adaptations, I hope it was worth it.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: C-

February 19, 2007
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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Mainly the movie's about riding a bike at the speed of sound while your head is burning. They can do anything these days, which isn't quite the same as saying they should do anything these days.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

February 24, 2007
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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February 24, 2012
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