Based on 21 Critics
  • Slick thrills and the star's blue eyes are enough to make Ransom the fall's monster hit. Instead, Howard and Gibson stake out a Moclock side in all of us that won't be banished, not even by a happy ending. I'll be damned. show more

  • The movie would have benefitted from a tight rewrite (it is too ambitious in including plot threads it doesn't have time to deal with), but Gibson's strong central performance speeds it along. show more

  • Ransom is every bit as taut and expertly directed, and it's another in the emergency genre, one in which Howard excels. show more

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