Riding the Bullet Synopsis
A hitchhiker is picked up by a mysterious driver.
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Film Threat

Garris wrote the screenplay himself and adds one significant improvement over the original short: changing the date of the story from 2001...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Falls short of its source.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The "Bullet" is an amusement-park roller coaster, and the title is a ham-fisted metaphor for facing your fears.
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L.A. Weekly

By Chuck Wilson
Writer-director Mick Garris has a real feeling for the horror master's melancholy worldview - love is loss - but he's too reverent toward...
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40

Dallas Observer

By Luke Y. Thompson
Imagine a feature-length version of the "Large Marge" sequence from "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" and you won't be too far off, only that was...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
Both the anticipation factor and writer-director Mick Garris' slick adaptation fail to live up to the old hype.
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30

Variety

A ponderous, incoherent horror mishmash that turns King's short story into utter nonsense.
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Los Angeles Times

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The movie is so glum and flat-footed there's no reason to care.
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Rated R | For violence, disturbing images, language, drug use and some nudity