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The Cannonball Run Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
The Cannonball Run is an abdication of artistic responsibility at the lowest possible level of ambition. In other words, they didn't even care enough to make a good lousy movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
September 23, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Rebecca Murray
February 21, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
May 19, 2015
Stunts, stereotypes, and silliness in beer-fueled car race.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Variety Staff
May 5, 2008
Full of terribly inside showbiz jokes and populated by what could be called Burt and Hal's Rat Pack, film takes place in that redneck never-never land where most of the guys are beer-guzzling good ole boys and all the gals are fabulously built tootsies.
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
February 15, 2004
A movie that should have crashed at the starting line.
| Original Score: 1/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
March 19, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 2/5
Eric Meyerson
June 14, 2004
evokes another age before The Fast and the Furious and NASCAR replaced the fun in racing with, respectively, death and science
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 30, 2004
AAA calculates better road trips.
| Original Score: 2/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
April 28, 2005
If it wasn't for the blooper reel at the end, this would get no stars.
| Original Score: 1/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 6, 2004
A total waste of time.
| Original Score: 0/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 2, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 11, 2004
Easier to take than most of Reynolds' other "flying car" epics
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Inoffensive and sometimes funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
July 30, 2011
Harmless entertainment at its most commercial and least artistic, offering some fun spotting the stars in cameos
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
The last five minutes, when they show out-takes of flubbed lines, etc, are hysterical. The rest is strictly for those willing to pay for a series of TV chat show performances.
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