Drive Angry
Drive Angry (2011)

Nicolas Cage headlines this high-octane thriller as Milton, a hard-case felon who breaks out of Hell to prevent the cult that murdered his daughter from sacrificing his infant granddaughter to Satan on the night of the full moon. With just… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 31, 2011
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45%
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It may deliver the over-the-top action pieces, but Drive Angry prefers to work safely within grindhouse formula than do something truly unique.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

The appeal of Drive Angry is much the same as that of Piranha: a willingness to revel in absurdity to the degree where the exhilaration is infectious.

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Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

It's actually refreshing that Lussier and Farmer don't belabor the film's internal mythology of satanic cults, hell and the devil's administrative assistants.

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Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

There's a thin line between clever and stupid. NIc Cage walks it.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

So awful it's almost great. But no, it's just awful.

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Tom Charity
CNN.com

Great title -- shame about the movie.

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Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered

Performances, especially from William Fichtner and Amber Heard, are great and the 3D is pretty solid, but that's about all I can say for Drive Angry 3D in terms of positive aspects of the film.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

Being stoned or otherwise buzzed might help.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Drive Angry is pure grindhouse, so committed to its own junkiness that it is, in its way, a pleasure to behold.

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

There isn't much to Vancouver-raised director Patrick Lussier's film besides mayhem and muscle cars, but he sure gets those things right.

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Flixster Audience Score: 37% Flixster User Reviews
MisterYoda ?
four stars!!
Dean McKenna
What a highly action I ever seen on the road and the plot involving it's hero breaking out of hell. Clearly inspired by the Grindhouse aesthetics of… More
Clintus Maximus
"Give me one good reason I shouldn't shoot you in the face." "I'm Driving." So goes the dialogue in this damn fine entertaining… More
Chris Weber
I rather kinda like this growing crop of grindhouse style exploitation homages and modern takes that have been getting made over the past few years. I do. For… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] The only positive aspect of Drive Angry is the engaging supporting performance of… More
Tyler Christian
It's totally ridiculous and stupid at times, but also fun and William Fichtner was really awesome as "The Accountant."