Rank
Rank (2006)

Hold on for dear life as three of the hottest contenders in the wild world of bull riding attempt to maintain their grips long enough to earn the coveted PBR World Champion title as documentary filmmaker John Hyams turns his lens on a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 4, 2006
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Both in terms of the activities and characters depicted, Rank doesn't truly manage to sustain interest for the course of its feature-length running time.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Rank is as thorough an examination of the sport of bull riding as you could hope to squeeze into 90 taut, well-organized minutes.

Uri Lessing
eFilmCritic.com

I found it pretty compelling stuff, but whether or not Rank grips you depends solely on whether or not bull riding grabs you by the horns.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

That final night of competition is exciting stuff, capped by a heroic victory ride, but this is otherwise a plodding feature.

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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice

Hyams unflinchingly probes his protags' motives, from blinkered machismo to monetary gain, with a mournful, dissonant reserve that never devolves into judgment or pat conclusions.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

It offers both eye-opening rodeo footage and surprisingly interesting tangents about the bulls (some of which are worth up to $150,000) and the fleet-footed bull fighters (formerly known as rodeo clowns).

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

If even one [rider] were more conspicuously flawed, the film might be more compelling.

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