Joy Ride - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Joy Ride Reviews

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Kit Bowen
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
October 8, 2008
...boasts a number of genuinely exhilarating sequences and set-pieces.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Matthew Turner
December 27, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
April 8, 2003
Will convince you that you'd be better off taking the train.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
America's dark and lonely back roads are the prime location for stories about relentless, psychotic stalkers preying on the youth.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
August 23, 2002
The popcorn thriller manages to keep the viewer's disbelief at bay, while offering a deceptively smooth ride through some frequently bumpy territory.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
August 22, 2002
It's a scary film; an atmospheric, unrelenting, character-rich thriller that includes one of the most jolting shock-moments I can remember.
Full Review
Jamie Russell
August 20, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
July 18, 2002
It's what we don't see that terrifies us in Roadkill, a blistering good thriller that keeps us uneasy and perched on the edge of our seats.
Paul Salfen
July 9, 2002
Well done thriller just when we need it most.
Full Review
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 9, 2002
This is a drive-in movie supreme, a suspense saga with several wicked shocks and at least as many hearty laughs.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
March 12, 2002
...a galvanizing amusement-park ride that only occasionally steps over the bounds of common sense.
| Original Score: 7/10
Jeremy Heilman
March 5, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies
February 26, 2002
One of those rare movies that I know I shouldn't like, but... I cannot help but enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
December 9, 2001
Premium entertainment of the genre variety.
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
November 30, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
October 29, 2001
If you're looking to have your nerves fried and your pulse pounded, this is your ticket to ride.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Matt Easterbrook
Matt's Movie Reviews
October 19, 2001
98 minutes of pure, unadulterated exhilaration.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Ronnie Scheib
February 23, 2012
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
November 19, 2008
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Andrew Rodgers
February 25, 2004
Alexander Walker
London Evening Standard
December 15, 2003
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
May 24, 2003
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
May 18, 2003
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
Jimmy O
Film Snobs
October 17, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Nate Yapp
August 12, 2002
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002

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Ted Murphy
December 21, 2001
... there are the requisite thrills, followed by the slightly boring expository sequences designed to lull the audience into tranquility before unleashing utter mayhem.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review
November 4, 2001
Nathaniel Rogers
October 22, 2001
Barrett Hooper
October 12, 2001
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
October 12, 2001
Top Critic

Ebert & Roeper
October 12, 2001
KJ Doughton
Nitrate Online
October 8, 2001
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