• Released
  • December 14, 2007
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 40 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Horror
  • 16,531 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Robert Neville (Will Smith), a brilliant scientist, seeks a cure for a pandemic.

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

65
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
88

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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
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...
Full Review
50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
If you want lots of Will Smith and industrial-strength special effects, the movie delivers.
Full Review
50

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...
Full Review

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Intense, thoughtful thriller has some big scares.
Read the Common Sense Media Review
VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS