The Rambler
The Rambler (2013)

Upon release from prison, a solitary man known only as "the Rambler" (Dermot Mulroney) embarks on a mysterious journey en route to reconnecting with his long-lost brother. Traversing treacherous back roads, lost highways, and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 25, 2013
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

Misguided exercise in genre fetishism marks a forgettable misfire.

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Steve Erickson
Village Voice

The kind of movie where more effort seems to have gone into the cast's wardrobe than their dialogue.

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Simon Foster
Screen-Space

Dermot Mulroney's 'Man with No Name' drifter is all too appropriately at the centre of offbeat auteur Calvin Reeder's 'Film with No Point', The Rambler.

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Amy Nicholson
Los Angeles Times

What all of this means is, frankly, nothing. But it's a handsome nothing, at least until you get sick of the screaming.

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Rob Nelson
Variety

Writer-director Calvin Lee Reeder's randomly splattering take on the back-country-road movie.

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Drew Hunt
Slant Magazine

Sinister, comical, aggravating, and audacious, Calvin Lee Reeder's film is nothing short of an affront.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

Foreboding images abound - crawling lizards, mysterious lights in the sky, a funereal assembly populated by grotesques - along with occasional ambient droning on the soundtrack and moments of mild humor and raw gore. Do the tableaus add up? Not really.

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Matt Donato
We Got This Covered

I can't say I understand Calvin Lee Reeder's intentions concerning The Rambler, but since there's plenty of room for interpretation, I found my own meaning amongst this wacky mess of mummies and red wine.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Feels like a distant cousin to the new Maniac remake: horror stories told from inside the mind of a calm, cool lunatic.

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Flixster Audience Score: 35% Flixster User Reviews
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A nameless man is released from prison and hitchhikes across the West heading for a job at his brother's ranch, meeting a mummy-collecting professor who… More