Vehicle 19
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A recently paroled man unwittingly picks up the wrong rental vehicle, having just got off a long haul flight. He soon realizes that he is the target of an entire police force that will use any means necessary to stop him and the tied up female "passenger" he discovers in the trunk, from getting to the courthouse to testify against top-to-bottom local corruption. (c) Ketchup Entertainment

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 23%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Neither particularly fast nor furious."
‑ Scott Foundas, Variety
"The plot is brainless even for a Paul Walker movie. Get ready for "The Slow and the Spurious.""
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"The degree to which Vehicle 19 flounders and ultimately fails is, to put it mildly, rather disappointing..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Low-tech and initially diverting, the feature soon rides on dramatically bald tires with Walker in the lead role, unable to squeeze out the necessary anguish to communicate the wrong place, wrong time feel of the script."
‑ Brian Orndorf,
"Paul Walker is fine behind the wheel. But the chases are shot ineptly and what's a car chase movie without good looking chases?"
‑ Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
"Vehicle 19 sets up a fascinating conceit for itself, and then loses interest in delivering on it. It just wants to get to the cool car chase, but by the time it does, we've stopped caring."
‑ Bilge Ebiri, New York Magazine/Vulture
"A lean, low-budget and claustrophobic mistaken-identity thriller that's so stripped-down, it's nearly nonexistent."
‑ Sean O'Connell, Washington Post
"neither Walker nor the script can keep your interest for the duration, with action set pieces and intrusive music overpowering what should have been a claustrophobic and tense experience"
‑ James Luxford, The National
"As one incoherent action scene follows another, one's left staring at a film with nothing to respond to, waiting for it all to be over."
‑ Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine
"Paul Walker remains behind the steering wheel, but this action thriller has a whiff of the arthouse about it, simply by being set in South Africa."
‑ Rich Cline,
"Mr. Walker's character is haunted by a troubled past, but the film would have been better if it had given him more to do in the present."
‑ Neil Genzlinger, New York Times
"[Walker] is forced to really act here. It's a task he faces with admirable dedication, if not unqualified success."
‑ Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News
"The script is overwhelmed by cliches and implausibilities."
‑ Todd Jorgenson,
"Paul Walker is an effective and handsome lead and retains a look of brooding intensity that is appropriate for the role."
‑ Mark Adams, Screen International
"An interesting idea paired with lacklustre execution makes for a passable rather than thrilling ride."
‑ Catherine Bray, Film4
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