Freeway

Metascore
61

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 15
  2. Negative: 3 out of 15
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  1. Reviewed by: Joe Leydon
    30
    Freeway is roadkill. The directorial debut of screenwriter Matthew Bright ("Gun Crazy") is a sophomoric and morally repellent mix of fractured fairy tale, juvenile social satire, bloody mayhem and overstated B-movie melodrama.
  2. Reviewed by: Gary Dauphin
    30
    As it is, Witherspoon's sweet-as-peach-pie Southern accent only grates and writer-director Bright's incessant winking at the audience bespeaks a project that was running on empty before shooting started. [22 Oct 1996, p.88]
  3. 30
    A white-trash riff on Little Red Riding Hood, the oddly titled Freeway is a road movie that hits a dead end.
User Score
7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 9 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Jul 12, 2015
    8
    An eccentric black comedy that makes the most out of its two excellent leads. Freeway is so wrong in all the right ways, and it's an absoluteAn eccentric black comedy that makes the most out of its two excellent leads. Freeway is so wrong in all the right ways, and it's an absolute blast to watch. Full Review »