Race - External Reviews

wogma rating: Watch when on TV (?)
quick review:

A couple of not-so-unique yet brilliantly done action sequences and a few breathtaking aerial shots might make you want to watch in the theaters. But the acting, the merry-go-round plot twists, and the dialogues are barely average.

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26 reviewers have given Race an average rating of 2.6/5.0 (?)

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7 so-so

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Thumbs down by Amodini, Amodini's Movie Reviews ...All the 6 characters are paper-thin, not a shred of believability is left after Abbas-Mastan are done with their work.... full review

So-So by Nikhil Kumar, Apun Ka Choice ... crammed with unexpected twists and turns that after a while you naturally begin to expect the unexpected from the film.... full review

Thumbs up by Daliya Daspurkayastha, Bollywood Mantra ...Abbas-Mustan had left no stone unturned to make Race a fabulous thriller.... full review

So-So by Anand Vaishnav, Buzz18 ...In spite of shock value, the narrative is not gripping enough and unnecessary comedy scenes just add to the length of the film.... full review

Thumbs up by Manasi Paresh Kumar, Deccan Herald ...But among the ladies, it is Katrina Kaif who delivers a knockout punch. She breaks her image of a delicate flower!... full review

So-So by Deep, Deep's Home ...Now a day’s PC games have more logical scenes than the one they were showing.... full review

So-So by Martin D'souza, Glamsham.com ...Saif is solid as an actor; looks, style, dialogue delivery… the entire package.... full review

Thumbs down by Khalid Mohamed, Hindustan Times ...Anything goes, explodes, whams, splatters in the name of MASS entertainment.... full review

So-So by Rajeev Masand, IBN Live ...instead of the clever one-liners you'd expect in a smart thriller, you get cheesy quips that make you cringe with embarrassment... full review

Thumbs up by Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM ...It’s not just style, but there’s substance as well.... full review

Thumbs up Indicine ...Saif Ali Khan delivers a powerful performance. His expressions, intensity are top notch... full review

Thumbs up by Harshita Kohli, indya.com ...Overall the film is not bad but a large amount of credit for that goes to the editor and to Allan Amin – the man behind all the action... full review

Thumbs up Intermission, The Bookeazy Blog ...Brilliant is not the word for the twists and turns(which by the way are plenty) in the plot which take the story ahead.... full review

Thumbs down by Sreeram Ramachandran, M TV ...kind of jokes that would leave a second standard kid ostracized and without any friends had he tried narrating them to his fellow 7 year olds... full review

So-So by Amit R Agarwal, merinews ...the best song of the movie “Pahli Nazar Mein…” is a perfect example of how to spoil a beautiful song with grossly unimaginative filming.... full review

Thumbs up by Vijay, MovieWalah ...more twists and turns than the curves on Katrina, Bipasha and Sameera combined together!... full review

Thumbs up musicNmovies.info ... Music wise Pritam’s numbers were very contemporary and go pretty well with the movie’s subject.... full review

Thumbs down by Anupama Chopra, NDTV ...So, stars don’t walk into frame, they strut... full review

So-So by Subhash K Jha, Now Running.com ...Full marks to stylist Anaita Adajania for making the attractive star-cast look ready ripe and riveting.... full review

Thumbs down by Phoenixnu, Passion for Cinema ...Anil Kapoor…will he ever get out of that wannabe JHAKAAS look and feel.... full review

Thumbs up by Hanumant Bhansali, Radio Sargam ...Shiraz Ahmed’s story and screenplay deserve a merit for his fine piece of work... full review

Thumbs down by Raja Sen, Rediff ...Akshaye Khanna has the film's main role, and while his smirk and his shrug manage a couple of lines alright, this really isn't a performance to talk about.... full review

Thumbs down SearchIndia.com ...Hell-o, is this a story?... full review

Thumbs down by Sonia Chopra, Sify Movies ...all three heroines play sorry accessories,... full review

Thumbs down Urge to Fly ...I'm disputing the categorization of Race as a thriller only because it failed to excite me, or provide any thrills... full review