• Released
  • August 27, 2010
  • (Limited 8/27/10)
  • R , 1 hr 37 min
  • Action/Adventure
Centurion Synopsis
A handful of Roman soldiers try desperately to evade a vengeful band of Pictish warriors.
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By James Berardinelli
Marshall, who helmed the underrated horror film, "The Descent," has a flair for the visual. Some of the mountainscapes, captured by use of...
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Entertainment Weekly

The plot's pretty thin -- even for a gladiator movie. Fortunately, when it comes to crunchy impalings and messy arterial geysers,...
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By Michelle Orange
If you're like me, and you find yourself retreating to a safe place in your mind whenever human beings are being graphically decapitated on...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Centurion delivers some large-scale action but plays almost like a Roman-era Western in its depiction of a few soldiers trying to get home...
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The profanity is delightful. And the general atmosphere is grim. The movie just isn't terribly inspired.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
It's prime B-movie material put through the Ridley Scott Cuisinart.
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By Dan Jolin
A gritty, brutal chase movie that's more about swords (and spears, and axes) than sandals - although it could have done with a lot more...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Even if the movie had more shadings, though, Marshall's political point would undo his he-man action-flick format. If you're looking for a...
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Marshall shows off the breathtaking landscape, but with interiors, he populates the ale houses and encampments with cliches - like dueling...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
There are six standard types of violence in film these days: Tarantino, comic book, Scorsese, martial arts, horror and stupid. For stupid,...
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Butch and Sundance with Sandals and Swords

By moviewithastoryfan
As a big fan of the genre and with so little of it being offered, I was very much looking forward to, but terribly disappointed in, seeing Centurian. There was one unbelievably cliched and outright...

Five Word Review

By Drez_Digital
Epic Bloodsoaked Battle For Survival...


By Craig's Taste
Not your typical Hollywood "Gladiator" production. A vivid history lesson; authentic, magnificent scenery, great action, fine acting (for the most part). Highly recommend....


By jeesanch
I love this movie..I'm goin to see it again....u dig!...


By mydoggylives
This is a full-on, no holds barred, showing of war and battle. It is very bloody and violent and in your face during the battle scenes. But there are moments of humanity and emotion interspersed...


By jvelez
....I had high expectations for the movie Centurion. I took a leave of absence from work and drove from Austin, TX to Dallas for about 3 hours. I saw the move and just want to say wow just wow. The...


By movie_unusual
The action and battle scenes were thrilling, and the cinematography was stunning. This was a quest film that drew heavily from both Gladiator and Braveheart, and fans of those films will also love...

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Rated R | For grisly images, strong bloody violence and language