88

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
One of the best of its streamlined, over-produced, double-clutch kind: a high-speed, slicker-than-slick car-chase movie with unexpected deposits of character and comedy.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
A film where suspense and exhilaration are incompatible, and a receding plot line is merely the platform for cars to fly through panes of glass.
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63

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Her star billing notwithstanding, Jolie has perhaps the ninth-largest part in the movie (behind seven humans and a dog), playing Cage's ex-girlfriend.
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63

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
It's a pretty good ride even if it blatantly steals some of its best stunts from "American Graffiti" and "Grease."
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The story is unbelievable and phenomenally silly, not a good combination.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A product that will delight car junkies and drive cinephiles to swear off film until fall.
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25

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Proves a theory first advanced in the movie "Repo Man": The more you drive, the stupider you get.
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25

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A mindless, cliche-riddled action-cartoon, a blur of metal and fire and screeching tires, with bad dialogue, cardboard characters and a volume set so high, it makes the Indianapolis 500 sound like chamber music.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Eventually, the senses jam and a mental lube job is in order.
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25

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
The flat tire of summer movies.
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35 out of 100
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