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On the Road Review

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3.0

Dave White Profile

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

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

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

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe 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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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen 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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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd 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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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

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

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