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Transsiberian Reviews

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August 21, 2017
Transsiberian is an entertaining film. Just don't expect finesse-and suffer the xenophobia in silence.
June 27, 2014
A terrific combination of action, mystery and adventure
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 15, 2011
All the actors get their tickets punched, and the screenplay doesn't insult anyone's intelligence.
December 31, 2010
Mystery-train thriller chills, then goes off the rails.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 8, 2010
Hitchcock would be proud of this trainbound suspense thriller with Woody Harrelson playing against type. A first-rate story, great action and great direction. Take the trip!
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 10, 2009
The story itself takes a few bloodcurdling turns off the tracks, with well-played action sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 23, 2009
Although it doesn't go as far as Strangers on a Train, TransSiberian is worth the ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 22, 2008
as Hitchcockian thrillers go, it's one of the smarter and more absorbing ones made in recent years
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 17, 2008
All in all, the film is an excellent, if modest, alternative for moviegoers who have been blockbustered into submission this summer.
November 17, 2008
A thriller aboard the Trans-Siberian line, stretching roughly 5,000 miles from Beijing to Moscow, should be a cinch, right? Not so fast, Casey Jones.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
November 17, 2008
Unfortunately, there's never a moment where you can't see Anderson and his co-writer, Will Conroy, yanking on the strings.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 17, 2008
Director Brad Anderson throws in a red herring or two as he comments on Eurotrash and the greed-fueled lawlessness of the former Soviet Union, but he ultimately makes an even stronger statement about the dark side of female empowerment.
November 16, 2008
hearkens back to those glorious tales of intrigue and adventure that populated film screens in the 30s and 40s.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 4, 2008
Transsiberian is a deeply engrossing film from the get go. It sucked me in with a simple, yet often overlooked, idea - interesting characters.
October 18, 2008
Transsiberian makes suspenseful and sometimes violent gestures, but it's all decoration.
October 18, 2008
Smart, unnerving, and sharp as an icicle to the eye, Transsiberian is the chilliest of midsummer thrillers.
October 18, 2008
Transsiberian is more than a rote thriller; it's also a sharp character study... actually, several studies in which the information about each character is slowly revealed and every scrap of knowledge further informs our understanding of the plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 18, 2008
It effectively keeps us in the dark as to where the story is eventually heading, allowing the film to deliver enough suspense to produce some serious hang-wringing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2008
As Alfred Hitchcock demonstrated three times, trains make a nifty setting for a thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 18, 2008
Can you say, "No good deed goes unpunished?"
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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