Metacritic Movie Ratings
On the Road Reviews

3.0

56

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Phillips

    Call it a successful failure. Some movies worth seeing are like that.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    Stewart, selected for Marylou five years ago on the basis of her striking debut in "Into the Wild," is perfect in the role, takes off her clothes more than once and nearly always seems to be breaking a sweat, which kicks the sexiness quotient up high.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    What Salles doesn't conjure is the rapture of Kerouac's bohemian romanticism. Without it, On the Road is a remote experience, all reason and no rhyme.

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The narrative lacks a strong heartbeat; you keep wondering why the spectacle isn't as affecting as it is picturesque.

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