In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale Synopsis
A man (Jason Statham) sets out to rescue his kidnapped wife and avenge their murdered son.
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By James Berardinelli
A second-rate regurgitation of "The Lord of the Rings." Everything about it, down to the set and costume design, apes Peter Jackson's epic...
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30

Los Angeles Times

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Its convictionless competence is merely dull, denying the pleasures of an outright howler without providing much else.
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25

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Is this movie so god-awful bad that it's hilariously good? Can't be bothered deciding. Figure that's an answer in itself.
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
This is the sort of movie where men stand blankly over dead loved ones, then start digging. Masculine stoicism or emotional botox? You...
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25

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Director Uwe Boll sticks with what he knows -- how to turn video games into dull, cheap-looking movies.
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20

The New York Times

By Laura Kern
An awkward “Lord of the Rings” knockoff, it features both elaborate battles and bumbling humor, though it’s never quite clear when you...
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20

L.A. Weekly

As numbing and depressing to watch as suits hammering out a film-packaging deal one venal clause at a time.
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11

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Who among us can explain the enigma wrapped in a riddle surrounded by fierce, ravening, razor-toothed conundrums that is German director...
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10

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
It's completely undone by its terrible screenplay, inept direction, oppressive musical score and muddy visual palette.
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10

Variety

By Joe Leydon
A plodding patchwork of derivative fantasy-adventure, medieval production design, risible dialogue, unimpressive CGI trickery and...
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Stupid people.... LOL

By sancho2613
Well Paul Disastro the point is even if these are sneak previews and whatever little clips u might see here and there what's the point of writing any kind of REVIEW if you haven't seen the movie yet?...

In the Name of The King

By teamradrz1
Let me first say I love movies and almsot find them all entertaining. This movie was just plain bad the acting was horrible, alot of the costumes were horrible for the era, the cast had some great...

Jason Rocks

By caflick
Another Jason Staham thrill ride (Crank was awesome) and this film delivers the goods. Good old fashioned action adventure that has great special effects. I loved it and so did all the folks at the...

JUST THE CAST ALONE MAKES ME WANT TO SEE THIS MOVIE

By Kryptonian
WOW, Burt Reynolds, Jason Statham, AND Clair Forlani, in the same movie. Ron Perlam, Ray Liotta, who cares if this movie will be poorly written or not, I'm sure the effects will be cool, i think...

Jason what were you thinking?

By zalnivol
I am so glad I did not pay to see this movie. I watched it recently on video, at a friends house. It was corny as all heck!!!!! I am a huge fan of Jason Statham and he did play his part well as...

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER UWE BOLL - SUCKS!!!

By MOVIES REVIEWER
JUST ANOTHER TRASH BY ZERO-TALENT UWE BOLL - WHO HAPPENS TO BE THE DIRECTOR. AND SINCE HE IS ALSO THE PRODUCER, HE HIRED HIMSELF TO DIRECT THIS PIECE OF JUNK-EXCUSE FOR A MOVIE. NOTE: HE WAS ALSO THE...

In the Name that is All Holy

By RexMovie
This is one of the worst movies I have seen in years, terrible editing, teririble dialoge, absolutely nothing was good about this movie, don't waste your time or your money on this, not even when it...

3% Positive? Not in my book.

By danalan
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale, got 3% positive reviews at Rotten Tomatoes. 3% is pretty impressive, in a way. I mean, how bad must a movie be to get such universally bad reviews?...

it wasnt that bad!

By tictac422
Yes, the acting sucked! There was a good story behind it though. i wish people wouldnt give it such a hard time cause its not like the people who were in it like jason statham wanted to get such bad...

ITS NOT THAT BAD!

By kmsilva2790
YOU ALL SUCK JASON STATHAM IS AN AWESOME ACTOR AND THIS MOVIE WASNT THAT BAD! YOU ALL NEED A NEW HOBBIE!!! ALL AND ALL IT WASAN OK MOVIE!!! BUT NOT AWFUL!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For intense battle sequences
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ LOTR copycat is so bad it's good -- for laughs.
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