The Girl on the Train Reviews

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July 17, 2020
The Girl on the Train was a thrilling bestseller that seems to have squandered its potential to be a thrilling blockbuster.
July 11, 2020
Advertisements promise a kind of sexy rollercoaster but what we get is a flaccid merry go round.
July 2, 2020
The Girl on the Train isn't even trashy or twisted enough to be enjoyable pulp.
May 6, 2020
It's not too bad... It's quick enough.
May 6, 2020
Its greatest attribute is Emily Blunt's performance, and so for that, I would say you could go watch it.
April 28, 2020
The Girl on the Train is a gimmick, surrounded by good-looking actors, in a story that seems inconsequential at best.
January 15, 2020
Calling a film "manipulative" is not necessarily an insult (see: Hitchcock), but when the manipulation is as openly cynical as The Girl on the Train, it spoils the fun.
October 2, 2019
The Girl on the Train becomes laughably insipid, degrading the intelligence of its audience and any kind of authenticity for its characters.
August 31, 2019
It just lacked a jagged edge, bereft of the nastiness it really needed.
July 31, 2019
If not for Blunt's fantastic performance, the film would have come across as a quickie capitalizing on the novel's popularity. As far as thrillers go,Girl on the Train works hard to make every player seem suspicious but the result isn't as juicy...
July 17, 2019
If The Girl on the Train has a biggest strength, it's this stellar cast.
July 9, 2019
The Girl on the Train is Hitchcock by way of 50 Shades of Grey. It is ugly, stupid and troubling.
June 21, 2019
Four key characters concoct decisions that no actual human beings would ever ponder.
May 10, 2019
The Girl on the Train spends so much time on shock value, it neglects the aspects of fluid, substantial storytelling.
May 1, 2019
What The Girl On The Train does offer is greatly elevated by a strong performance from Emily Blunt.
April 22, 2019
This is a faithful adaptation enlivened by strong performances from Blunt and Bennett, though it does rather confirm the suspicion that maybe the book wasn't all that great in the first place.
March 15, 2019
The result is a film written and based on a novel by a female author that does little for women but overtly sexualize and dumb them down.
February 14, 2019
The Girl on the Train is pretty clear on the kind of movie that it wants to be. Unfortunately, it doesn't always meet its goal.
January 19, 2019
The Girl on the Train has its moments, but it falls short of its twisty aspirations.
January 15, 2019
The three female leads do everything they can to hold it together. They make the film tolerable, even as it comes completely off the rails.
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