Arlington Road - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Arlington Road Reviews

Page 2 of 5

E! Online
January 1, 2000
The plot takes forever to get moving, and when it does, it can't justify its excesses.
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
An engrossing thriller!
Full Review | Original Score: B
Alexander Walker
London Evening Standard
January 1, 2000
The film's at its best before the convoluted plot kicks in, as neighbourliness gives way to suspiciousness and the men test each other's credentials.
Christopher Brandon
TNT's Rough Cut
January 1, 2000
Arlington Road is actually a fairly entertaining, makes-you-think piece.
Top Critic
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Mostly devoid of suspense!
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Arlington Road is a moderately engaging suspense film.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Cam Winstanley
Total Film
January 1, 2000
Well acted, often tense and certainly atmospheric!
Top Critic
Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
The machinations and manipulations built into the story it spins are simply too obvious to be taken to heart.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
Top Critic
Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
A marginal engrosser that's short on staying power.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
Peter Henne
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
The film has a glossy, enjoyable surface.
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org
January 1, 2000
So filled with moronic intentions and illogical ideas that, had there been any truth to them, might have led audiences to believe that we live in the Twilight Zone.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly
January 1, 2000
Just another popcorn thriller!
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A flat, formulaic ride!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Painfully conventional!
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
A crisp, suspenseful thriller!
Duane Dudek
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
January 1, 2000
Thoughtful, intelligent and brutally realistic!
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
Clever and somewhat unconventional.
Top Critic
Robert Philpot
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com
January 1, 2000
Cusack is especially good here, in the movie's most deceptively subtle performance.
Top Critic
Julie Hinds
San Jose Mercury News
January 1, 2000
A smart if slow-boiling suspense thriller!
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News
January 1, 2000
A pretty decent thriller.
Page 2 of 5