I Am Legend Synopsis
Robert Neville (Will Smith), a brilliant scientist, seeks a cure for a pandemic.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The Manhattan movie of the year, Francis Lawrence's I Am Legend, offers a stunning glimpse into how the city - as we know it today - might...
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Trouble enters only when the script overcomplicates things in the end. Until then, especially in a growling dogfight, director Francis...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
It's neither a neat little allegory about faith nor a transcendently entertaining one. I Am Legend is actually about the last man on earth...
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
In spirit, I Am Legend is caught in some abstractly doom-laden sci-fi past. For what it is, though, the film is well-done, a case of...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If it is true that mankind has 100 years to live before we destroy our planet, it provides an enlightening vision of how Manhattan will...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Smith, sporting a newly buffed physique, delivers an extraordinary performance as a man slowly coming unglued under the strain of no human...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
I Am Legend is essentially "28 Days Later" . . ., or "28 Weeks Later" . . ., only with millions more for special effects, and with nothing...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A little more than halfway in, Legend, based on the book by Richard Matheson (which also spawned 1971's Omega Man and 1964's TheLast Man on...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
If you want lots of Will Smith and industrial-strength special effects, the movie delivers.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The star, as solo practitioner, does a terrific job of holding our attention when we're not taking in surreal vistas of a deserted...
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Can You Say Oscar Winner?

By FatesFury
I saw the midnight showing of this and.. WOW! Now, it's the next day.. and I'm still shaking with pieces of the film still playing over in my head. ("Please say hello to me.") This is NOT your...

FABULOUS MOVIE! ONE OF THE BEST OF THE YEAR! WILL SMITH HAS DONE IT!

By moviefanwith3kids
How can you not love this movie!? It had everything you want in a movie: Too many jump out of your seat scary moments to count, Will smith, incredible special effects, Will Smith, Some very...

ReALLY BAD

By iamaflamingo
Shure, you could watch it ONCE! Not somthing to watch over and over again. The movie has a horrible ending, it makes no sence whatssoever, and you wait to long of a line to watch a movie that should...

Very Bizzare!!!

By Free_Movies_4_Life
I was privileged to see an advanced screening of I am legend on 12-10-07, and it was okay. I didn't know what to expect from the preview but it was pretty good. A little bizzare but not bad at all....

Good, but unexpected...

By sindrey
To start things off, I read the book and had a sneak preview pass. Having seen the teaser trailer long ago I was quite intrigued, then once the theatrical trailer was released I was even more so. I...

Last Man on Earth

By NCPhoenixRizing
Being a big fan of Will Smith, I was slightly disappointed. Perhaps because the only interraction in the movie was with a dog, and you only saw the creatures and other survivors towards the last...

A must see performance by Mr Smith

By cmacey78
Read the book. Its 114 pages and one of the best books that I read. I AM LEGEND is a surprisingly solemn Christmas release, a showcase for Will Smith as an actor. I went into this cold. The first...

20 THUMBS UP!!!

By jesusfreak10
this is easily will smith's best performance other than persuit of happiness. this movie had crazily amazing acting! I wouldnt send kids under 10 to see it because of the action. this movie has...

A Must See !

By ma1lop
The preview looks phenomenal , I am a fan of the book and The Omega man is one of my favorite movies. I liked the adaptation of the book and story line in Omega man and anxiously await this latest...

Awesomeness!!

By Beatles_lover1234
This was a SUPER good movie!! It wasjumpy at some part, Funny at some parts and strait up hilarios at other part. If you like adventure and things jumping out at you, you will LOVE this movi!!! Well,...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 13 & under Intense, thoughtful thriller has some big scares.
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