70

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Built for speed, and for an action-savvy audience who can appreciate a throwaway vengeance flick for exactly what it is.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Stripped for action without a moment wasted on unnecessary dialogue, exposition or nuances.
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A pure thriller, all blood, no frills, in which a lot of people get shot, mostly in the head.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Faster is meat-and-potatoes action with a side of crazy.
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Grim but holds the attention; it does not, however, offer the kind of mindless action excursion that many will be anticipating.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

Tillman, who made a splash last year with his hip-hop hit "Notorious," does a nice job of calling into question the assumption, shared by most genre films, that vengeance is the only right course of action.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
The perfect vehicle for Johnson's charm and talents is still out there. It's certainly not in the muscle car he pilots in Faster.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is overhyped as Billy Bob Thornton is slow and steady.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Adam Markovitz
Faster grafts that genre's style onto a deadbeat script and leaves it to Johnson - as deadly focused as a gunsight - to make it all believable.
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0

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
No matter how guilty our knucklehead-protagonist's victims supposedly are, it's difficult to maintain a rooting interest.
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44 out of 100
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Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.