Rush 1991

Critics score:
71 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Janet Maslin, New York Times: Mr. Patric and Ms. Leigh are able to make Jim and Kristen as grimly memorable as the drug culture that threatens to engulf them both. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: Leigh is effective as always, but has little to chew on; Patric has even less. Read more

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Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: The movie depends on two strong performances for its effects, and gets them from Jason Patric and Jennifer Jason Leigh. Read more

Time Out: Zanuck's debut feature fails to keep its dramatic sightlines clear. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Head-swiveling directorial debut of Lili Fini Zanuck lays out a tough masculine scenario [based on Kim Wozencraft's book] in a way that is always emotionally riveting. Read more

Hal Hinson, Washington Post: It's a tough movie, scathingly violent, intense and emotionally raw; like a swaggering bar brawler, it never backs down an inch. Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: It peaks way before the movie's over. You're caught in a slow but steady decline, an unwanted comedown. Read more