Streets of Legend
Streets of Legend (2005)

Shot documentary-style, with highly mobile cameras, fast hand-held filming, and lightning-speed cutting, Streets of Legend challenges The Fast and the Furious and Torque as the most cutthroat, edge-of-your-seat racing film. Director Joey… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: November 23, 2005
DVD Release Date: January 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Todd McCarthy

Slightly overlong effort is full of striking, fresh visual interludes showing cars, speed and the sensations surrounding the scene.

Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter

It's more muscle than high-formula, and it clanks, sputters and spins out in its pedal-to-the-story medal style.


The big finish... is uber-hokey and after a while the tricky effects become hard to take. There's definitely something here, but it would take 20 minutes of cuts to get to a point where a teenage audience... could sit still and enjoy it.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Imagine Vin Diesel and Paul Walker's street-racing saga The Fast and the Furious transformed into a lyrical, stylized romantic tragedy and one would have some idea of what Joey Curtis' unsparing yet beguiling Streets of Legend is like.

E! Online

Neither fast nor furious.

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Matthew McKelligon
L.A. Weekly

An overly melodramatic romantic triangle ensues ... all of which takes a back seat to the more exciting scenes of roadsters buzzing along the 10 at speeds of 140 mph.

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Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

Interspersed are several aptly named drag races, completely devoid of dramatic substance, that are seemingly inserted into the script solely to show off helmer Joey Curtis' experiments with high-definition video.

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