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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Just a "Rambo" rehash. show more

  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Friedkin is steeped in gore, like some cinematic Macbeth, and it's obscuring his artistic vision. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    You keep waiting for there to be more, but there never is -- other than the fact that it all gets gorier and uglier as the dyspeptic look on Jones' face progresses from a four- to a six-a-day scotch-and-peppermint schnapps hangover. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Aspiring to pure action -- several very long passages are wordless -- the movie ends up teetering on the brink of self-parody. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Isn't exactly fraught with psychological depth and nuance, but as a stalker-stalkee suspenser, the pic has some nice things going for it. show more

  • 38
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    As in "The Edge," in which Alec Baldwin and Anthony Hopkins were stranded in the wilds, you can earn a wildernesssurvival merit badge just from watching. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Walking in, I thought I knew what to expect, but i didn't anticipate how William Friedkin would jolt me with the immediate urgency of the action. This is not an arm's-length chase picture, but a close physical duel between its two main characters. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Engrossing as it is, The Hunted is more a showcase for formidable talent than anything else. It's a brainy, exciting but shallow show -- an expert's action movie that almost runs out of breath. show more

  • 63
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    Few modern thrillers aspire to look this striking. show more

  • 50
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    The Hunted is so openly, defiantly derivative of 1982's "First Blood," you figure there has to be a copyright lawsuit brewing right this very minute. show more

  • August 23, 2008 TerryL0829
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    This was a great movie due to the realism of it.Some people can be unstable after being in action and the knife fighting was very realistic also the hunting techniques were great.

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