The Wages of Fear - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Wages of Fear Reviews

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July 30, 2003
Excellent, but nasty stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 19, 2003
The most nail-bitingly tense movie ever made, unbearably suspenseful.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 20, 2003
The excitement derives entirely from the awareness of nitroglycerine and the gingerly, breathless handling of it. You sit there waiting for the theatre to explode.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2002
A terrific portrait of the class struggle that happens to have a few cases of nitro strapped to it to up the ante from the metaphorical to the extremely physical.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 5, 2002
A brilliant, though frankly overlong, exercise in filmmaking that creates a stunning portrait of a miserable corner of the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 25, 2002
One of the most suspenseful films ever made.
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
The film's extended suspense sequences deserve a place among the great stretches of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
An expertly directed, personally felt film.
January 1, 2000
The kind of motion picture for which commonplace phrases like 'white-knuckle tension ride' have been coined.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
One of the all-time great truck movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
A film that works, and works well enough to get audible gasps from the audience.
Full Review | Original Score: +3 out of -4..+4
October 6, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 3, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 15, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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