The Last Ride Synopsis
Just before his untimely death, singer Hank Williams and a driver set out on a road trip.
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
It's a fascinating film that I enjoyed thoroughly.
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Arizona Republic

By Kerry Lengel
Unlike, say, Val Kilmer's Jim Morrison in "The Doors," Thomas makes no attempt to create a convincing facsimile of Hank Williams, which is...
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Village Voice

It portrays Williams in a generally sympathetic light without whitewashing his vice-loving, belligerent ways or mythologizing them in a bid...
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
This one is for Hank Williams fanatics only, and Mr. Thomas puts a dark and subtle sheen on a disappointingly watery script. Cover versions...
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
With a foretold ending and long stretches of pure driving, The Last Ride squanders its potential, much like its tragic subject.
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Time Out New York

At least Thomas gives a suitably burned-out performance as Williams. He's almost enough to melt your cold, cold heart.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Thomas offers particularly fine work, but the underwritten script, which relies too much on sentimentality, gives him little to do.
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Los Angeles Times

Dramatically thin, formally uninspired and thematically weak, The Last Ride really goes nowhere.
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Slant Magazine

By Chuck Bowen
A typical wax-museum reproduction of the American South in which every detail is Southern in bold all caps, and not a single scene over the...
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The Last Ride

By rippyd
Great movie! Production went out of their way to authenticate the film. Must see!...

Good Storyline .....But Too Long.

By adawsonpredsfan
I enjoyed the storyline from "The Last Ride" but toward the end, I felt it was dragging in some parts that I was looking at the time to see if it was over yet....

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Rated PG-13 | For Thematic Elements, A Fight, Some Language and Smoking