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Drive Angry Reviews

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Scott Weinberg
August 26, 2015
Feels like an affectionate remake of an obscure 1978 Roger Corman production that might have been called "Hot Pants and the Devil Driver."
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly
May 3, 2015
There's a thin line between clever and stupid. NIc Cage walks it.
Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered
July 24, 2013
Performances, especially from William Fichtner and Amber Heard, are great and the 3D is pretty solid, but that's about all I can say for Drive Angry 3D in terms of positive aspects of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
February 15, 2013
There isn't much to Vancouver-raised director Patrick Lussier's film besides mayhem and muscle cars, but he sure gets those things right.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
January 16, 2013
A little respect, please, for His Satanic Majesty, Nicolas Cage. Nobody else could have made this work, or would have wanted to.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Ali Gray
September 28, 2012
Drive Angry is very obviously Nicolas Cage embracing his own ridiculousness, or - in language invented by Bad Lieutenant director Werner Herzog - "releasing the pigs".
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeff Beck
September 21, 2012
[Drive Angry 3D] ends up failing pretty badly as it doesn't even come close to being a grindhouse film or entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
October 5, 2011
...a tedious waste of time...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Heather Wixson
Dread Central
August 10, 2011
Drive Angry is fun-fueled exploitation bliss that hearkens to the golden days of grindhouse flicks and features the pure spectacle of the car/action movies of the 70s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
June 15, 2011
A rather straightforward supernatural-heroism tale straining oh-so-very-hard to be indecent.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Grae Drake
May 27, 2011
The Citizen Kane of exploitation flicks.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire
April 6, 2011
The film is saved, not by its star, but by a supporting turn from William Fichtner as The Accountant, an underworld bounty hunter stalking Milton's every move.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dave White
April 4, 2011
It hits the sweet spots of Loony Tunes sex, violence, cars and exploding things more often than it misses.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)
March 25, 2011
'Drive Angry' is all over the road.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Charlie Lyne
Ultra Culture
March 14, 2011
Like watching incredibly explosive paint dry.
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
March 11, 2011
Whereas the recent Machete managed to both pay homage to its celluloid ancestors while emerging as an entertaining movie in its own right, this one ultimately proves to be a drag, getting off to a gleeful start before losing its way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 10, 2011
This is entertainment, grind house style, polished up a bit.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
March 9, 2011
I love grindhouse throwbacks, I really do. I just wish the big studios would get it right for once...
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
March 8, 2011 and revenge-porn. No surprise there, but nothing of much interest either. Especially coming after the carnage of so much pulpy fiction, backstories and explanations drag, while gestures towards emotion seem pointless.
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times
March 7, 2011
Drive Angry a tedious ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.0/4.0
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