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37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

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—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

On the Road Reviews

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

This makes for a rather uninspired film that, despite being based off of a novel considered a classic, fails to grab the viewer's attention with its meandering storyline and characters that drift in and out of the picture.

Full Review Source: Examiner.com | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 21, 2013
Craig Skinner
HeyUGuys

There are times when the film is incredibly pleasing to the eye but there is sadly little to be found beyond the aesthetic delights.

Full Review Source: HeyUGuys | Original Score: 2/5

September 2, 2012
David Haglund
Slate
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On the Road is not a great movie, but it's a pretty interesting work of literary criticism.

Full Review Source: Slate

December 20, 2012
Tara Brady
Irish Times

Perhaps its a testament to Kerouac's mastery of his own screwy milieu that all attempts to impose order on the material are doomed to fail.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 13, 2012
Andrew Simpson
Fan The Fire

In the end, it retains its status as a journey to who-knows-where, yet probably not in the way its original author intended.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

January 20, 2013
Simon Gallagher
Film School Rejects

Walter Salles' take is ultimately a failed attempt to adapt the unadaptable.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: C-

May 23, 2012
David Ehrlich
Boxoffice Magazine

On the Road just can't keep the beat

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 13, 2012
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

A rambling, tedious, seemingly unending mess that can't be salvaged by three decent but mostly underwhelming performances. Maybe some Benzedrine would make the whole experience seem worthwhile.

Full Review Source: Quickflix | Original Score: 2/5

June 12, 2012
Fiona Williams
sbs.com.au

The straightforward narrative struggles to articulate the giddy thrills of making deep connections, of kindred spirits, and sex, jazz and Benzedrine.

Full Review Source: sbs.com.au | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 27, 2012
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper

Clutching Jack Kerouac's peripatetic roman ā clef like a besotted sophomore, Walter Salles trails Kerouac and Neal Cassady's novelistic doppelgängers like an eager puppy.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia City Paper | Original Score: D+

March 21, 2013
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

If our On the Road is a barely coherent tightrope act - a fizzy word drunk stand-up speed-rapped by an aspiring poet posing as a dumb saint prole - then it's tough to take this pretty version, populated by Gap models in retro Americana fashions.

Full Review Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette | Original Score: 81/100

April 26, 2013
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

After more than two hours I felt like I'd been watching The Numb Diaries more than a Tarmac-gripping thriller.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 2/5

October 10, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Although Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" has been praised as a milestone in American literature, this film version brings into question how much of a story it really offers.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

March 21, 2013
Alonso Duralde
TheWrap
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Audiences may find reliving their own travel experiences during On the Road, enjoying the pretty scenery between the occasional nap and restroom break.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

December 20, 2012
Alex Zane
Sun Online

On The Road has some great moments - including a brilliant segment with Viggo Mortensen playing the legendary William Burroughs - but ultimately fails to take you on the ride you want.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

Aside from a meandering, episodic narrative that never grips or compels the movie is, frankly, no more profound, insightful or thought-provoking than Road Trip or an American Pie movie - and a whole lot less fun.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 2/5

October 11, 2012
Adam Woodward
Little White Lies

You can keep the Zeitgeist embalmed in myth and nostalgia for as long as you like, but to truly reinvigorate it you'll need a whole lot more than a whiskey-hued lens and a frontseat full of pretty faces.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies

May 23, 2012
Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

A pretty disappointment.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 2/5

April 5, 2013

Derogatory dismissals of prosaic visual experiences have been around since, well, someone was bored to tears. To the poetic hyperbole of watching paint dry, or grass grow, we can now add: watching a writer write.

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

May 24, 2012
Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com
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Well-intentioned and well-made but self-indulgent exercise tries really hard but falls short.

Full Review Source: Richard Roeper.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 4, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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It's neither the first nor the best road trip that Mr. Salles has brought to the screen.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

December 21, 2012
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