63

Slant Magazine

By Glenn Heath Jr.
Despite being a nasty and skillful action film, The Day goes off the rails in the final stretch.
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60

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
The Day is not a classic, not by a long shot. But it's not a disaster, either. With movies like this, that counts as a small victory.
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60

Los Angeles Times

Just good enough to engage audiences, but it falls well short of remarkable, leaving viewers wishing for a dawn that never breaks.
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50

Village Voice

Ashley Bell stands out as a Heroic Fighter With a Dark Secret. Harbor only the expectations aroused by a production of WWE Studios and don't get too attached to any hobbits.
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40

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Almost half a century after "Night of the Living Dead," filmmakers are still misunderstanding how George Romero made his besieged shut-ins compelling.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Towards the end, you might find yourself thinking, "Well, this could have been worse." And you'll mean it as a compliment.
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40

The New York Times

The Day cycles through bursts of horrific violence only to end much as it begins: static, hollow and vague.
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38

New York Post

The film feels unbelievably long at 84 minutes, and the color-drained, hand-held cinematography serves only as a reminder of just how good "Night of the Living Dead" really was.
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0

The Playlist

By Gabe Toro
Comes to you courtesy of WWE Films, though it's a considerable departure from their recent family-friendly approach. But it does make sense that the audience for post-apocalyptic films will start out with the Speak & Spell version of this premise, a knuckle-dragging time waster you could predict with your eyes closed. But hey. It's a movie.
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41 out of 100
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