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Gridlock'd Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 2, 2008
An engaging look at a mangy day in the lives of two junkies trying to kick, Gridlock'd would have been a good mid-level B.O. performer even without the interest surrounding it, due to the recent death of co-star Tupac Shakur.
February 9, 2006
The film has a fairly uninteresting narrative motor in its thriller subplot, but hits on an edgy black comic tone for Stretch and Spoon's increasingly pained dealings with the unsympathetic representatives of authority.
June 18, 2002
The film seems so fresh it's almost possible to forget that it is a fraud in its description of the culture of hard drugs.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 12, 2002
The movie's appeal lies largely in its capacity for surprise, riffing off tired characters and pooped genres to produce, intermittently at least, a fresh new tone. Call it junkie humour.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 14, 2001
Cast against type as the gentler of two musician junkies trying to burrow through the bureaucracy to enter a rehab clinic in Detroit, Shakur has the relaxed screen presence of a young Wesley Snipes and plays perfectly off the delirious Tim Roth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
A surprisingly light-hearted comedy about what happens when two self-imposed exiles from society decide to go straight and look to the system for a little help.
January 1, 2000
Gridlock'd is refreshing because it's different. The subject matter isn't new, but the approach and tone are.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A smart, well-made buddy film about two junkies desperate to kick the habit.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
This is grim material, but surprisingly entertaining, and it is more cause to mourn the recent death of Shakur, who gives his best performance as Spoon, a musician who wants to get off drugs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 31, 1997
Full Review | Original Score: B