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Joy Ride Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    75

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Even at its best, Ride never survives its shaky opening hook.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    There's plenty of scary pleasure to be had from this clever, compact thriller.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Zigzags across the conventions of genre, occasionally driving on the shoulders of black humor -- it's a road movie for the way we process suspense today.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    There is a kind of horror movie that plays so convincingly we don't realize it's an exercise in pure style. ''Halloween'' is an example, and John Dahl's Joy Ride is another.

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