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Riding the Bullet Reviews

October 21, 2004
A ponderous, incoherent horror mishmash that turns King's short story into utter nonsense.
October 20, 2004
The movie is so glum and flat-footed there's no reason to care.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 19, 2004
Both the anticipation factor and writer-director Mick Garris' slick adaptation fail to live up to the old hype.
October 14, 2004
A better name for the film would be Taking the Bullet, because that's what sitting through this dopey, pretentious mess feels like.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
October 14, 2004
It's a navel-gazing meditation on death smothered under excess and ham-handed direction, better suited for late-night cable.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
October 14, 2004
The ending of which, both on the page and, now, on the screen, lands with an overly elegiac thud. Still, the journey is often fine.
October 14, 2004
A barely coherent fever dream of automotive anxiety.
October 13, 2004
Falls short of its source.
Full Review | Original Score: C