Riddick Rotten Tomatoes Recap and Info: Rated Rotten


The third movie in the Chronicles of Riddick trilogy is set to open Friday, September, 6th. This is the final chapter of the story and comes 9 years after the third installment in the series. Riddick is a escaped convict that has been trying to escape the pursuits of bounty hunters but in this third installment he faces a foe that more lethal than any human he’s encountered before, aliens predators.

Director: David Twohy
Stars: Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff, Karl Urban, Jordi Molla
Rated: R
Length: 1 hr. 59 min.
Release Date: September 6th, 2013

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: ROTTEN 56%

Out of the 44 critics that reviewed the movie for Rotten Tomatoes, 25 declared if fresh while 19 labeled it rotten. Unfortunately the “Tomatometer” isn’t a majority rules system.

The audience seems to be interested and 98% said they want to see it.

Here are some of my favorite reviews:


Watching this see-in-the-dark muscleman brooding against gorgeous otherworldly vistas, all while crafting pointy homemade weapons and befriending a scene-stealing CGI canine (no joke), is a sci-fi aficionado’s delight.” – Keith Uhlich, Time Out New York

“There’s a pretty damn good piece of entertainment buried in Riddick if you’re willing to dig through the bloat to find it.” – Brian Tallerico, HollywoodChicago.com


“Awww, a heartwarming story about a Diesel and his digital dingo dog…” – Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service

“As you’re watching this third Riddick installment, you can actually feel the character’s potential being wasted, along with precious minutes of your time.” – Joe Lozito, Big Picture Big Sound

“We must pan for scraps of pleasure-a scene where Diesel poses naked on a cliff like a truck stop coyote, the way half of his attacks look like rhythmic gymnastics” – Amy Nicholson, L.A. Weekly

“”Sloppy” is a kind word, actually, for the ridiculously clumsy dialogue in ”Riddick,” the third and latest installment of the sci-fi saga.” -Jocelyn Noveck, the Associated Press

“Faithful to the template if not the spirit of previous installments, this flabby second sequel barely manages to advance Riddick’s considerable personal mythology.” – Justin Lowe, Hollywood Reporter

Topics: Riddick, Vin Diesel

Want more from FanSided?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

20 minutes ago

Joel Anthony to return to Boston Celtics next season

21 minutes ago

New Super Smash Bros. Wii U Screen Shots

29 minutes ago

NBA Draft Rumors: Dante Exum signs endorsement deal with adidas