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Based on 25 Reviews
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  • 25
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    This poor excuse for a thriller turns, with a great crunching of gears, into a mess of a buddy comedy. Either way, it misfires. show more

  • 38
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    A substandard ebony-and-ivory buddy pic. show more

  • 50
    New York Daily News

    Most of the action revolves around Ulrich's character, and the center cannot hold our interest. show more

  • 28
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Skeet Ulrich continues to disappoint in one high-profile project after another. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    It's one of those movies that are unfortunately so technically well done, it's hard to tune out on the senseless story. show more

  • 75
    Baltimore Sun

    It's the performances of Ulrich and Gooding, in particular, that lift Chill Factor out of the derivative. Gooding possesses so much boundless energy that he practically dares you not to care, not to get involved, not to root for his success. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There are a lot of logical gaps in this movie. show more

  • 50
    New York Post

    A ho-hummer of a "Speed" knockoff that will leave most audiences cold. show more

  • 38
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    If you're the kind of person who goes to the movies primarily to watch faces melt to pulp, you won't be disappointed. show more

  • 25
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Gooding plays the worst role I've ever seen him play in a movie...he perpetuates a kind of black stereotype that should have become history years ago. show more

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