A well-paced action film in the vein of "Speed." Full Review
The New York Times
It's an honest, unpretentious, well-made B picture with a clever, silly premise, a handful of sly, unassuming performances and enough car chases, decent jokes and swervy plot complications to make the price of the ticket seem like a decent bargain. Full Review
A thriller that isn't kinky isn't much of a thriller. And Cellular has the best kinky phone gimmick since "Sorry, Wrong Number" (1948).
Its adroit use of suspense makes you overlook the silliness. Full Review
The Onion (A.V. Club)
The film works by putting the accelerator to the floor and never looking in the rear-view mirror. Full Review