The Human Race
The Human Race (2014)

Eighty strangers from all walks of life are ripped out of their daily lives and forced to participate in a brutal race to the death. The rules are simple; follow the arrows or you will die, step on the grass and you will die, get lapped… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 22, 2014
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Despite the essentially formulaic nature of the proceedings, the film does boast some nasty twists that prove galvanizing.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Though the dialogue is pretty basic and the narrative dots don't always quite connect, "The Human Race," in its own gutsy, grindhouse-movie way, manages style, vision and tension.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

Most of the characters are either types or anonymous bodies in motion... but the handful with backstories are well played by a cast composed largely of actors with respectable and diverse TV and indie-movie credits.

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Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly

By the time half the contestants have been offed you may be less interested in who will win than when it will all be over.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

The central gimmick is just another excuse to let the bloodletting commence in this low-budget thriller.

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Gabe Toro
The Playlist

This is a laughably bad movie, but an amazing drinking game waiting to happen.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Real suspense and shocks are MIA in a movie that's eventful but lacks the atmospherics needed to be scary.

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Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

Instead of a grandly ghoulish dash for survival, the movie revels in ghastly behavior with a mouthbreathing concentration that's as irritating as it is worthless.

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Chris Klimek
The Dissolve

The Human Race, a dreary, smeary, low-low-budget but even lower-inspiration horror flick, is likely to leave viewers rueing the craven, disappointing species into which they were born.

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