Metascore
50

Mixed or average reviews - based on 31 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 31
  2. Negative: 7 out of 31
  1. Reviewed by: Stephanie Merry
    Aug 22, 2012
    38
    There's only so much an actor can do with lifeless dialogue. It's hard to blame the cast for looking less than committed; they all realized too late that Shepard created a monster.
  2. Reviewed by: David Hiltbrand
    Aug 22, 2012
    38
    Hit & Run is a pleasant enough diversion - but more of the PPV persuasion.
  3. Reviewed by: Michael Phillips
    Aug 21, 2012
    38
    Hit & Run is pretty rancid as comedy. Worse, the chases are strictly amateur hour, all shortcut editing and no gut satisfaction.
  4. Reviewed by: James Berardinelli
    Aug 21, 2012
    38
    A slow, meandering misfire of a movie.
  5. Reviewed by: Nick Pinkerton
    Aug 21, 2012
    30
    That even the criminal class has gone sensitive and finicky eco-conscious has some potential for comedy-or drama, as in Oliver Stone's undervalued Savages-but there's no single detail that might convince a viewer that the characters played by Dax Shepard and Bradley Cooper might ever have been compelled to steal for a living, and this alienates the crime picture from any social context or sense of actual danger, making it essentially a celebrity goof-off.
  6. Reviewed by: Zachary Wigon
    Aug 19, 2012
    25
    Far more frustrating than the film's banally conventional plot structure is its characters' lack of depth.
  7. Reviewed by: Keith Uhlich
    Aug 21, 2012
    20
    Interminable scenes of macho posturing and mock-Tarantino dialogue (including a lengthy dissection of the word fags!) mark time between a number of ineptly staged car chases that would embarrass the makers of "Cannonball Run II."
User Score
6.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 48 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 16
  2. Negative: 5 out of 16
  1. Aug 26, 2012
    2
    This movie is just plain dumb. I know they are all friends and made it to have fun, but they could have made a decent product. Anything remotely funny is in the trailers, and the rest of the movie is filled with racist and homophobic slurs. I'm an 18 year old college male and even I was offended and just bored. Skip it. In fact, RUN away (see what I did there? Cuz of the title...) Full Review »
  2. Aug 25, 2012
    10
    Clever, funny action packed realistic romance and great chemistry between the leads. Really what more do you want? The dialogue is great especially in the first third of the movie then the action takes over. Highly recommended. Full Review »
  3. Aug 25, 2012
    5
    It's essential that you like Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell before you even consider seeing this film. If you do, and if you keep your expectations at a modest level, it's actually pretty fun. There's just not much to it. Tom Arnold really steals the show, as he does with most movies he's in (see: True Lies). Full Review »