• Released
  • January 22, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Horror
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
  • 1,690 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A group of strangers become the first line of defense against God.

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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
The film has enough entertaining action and sly humor to please its target audience.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Often resembles a prime John Carpenter thriller--call it "Assault on Manger 13"--until an overcaffeinated angel-fu climax significantly...
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60

Variety

By Joe Leydon
Even when the blood-and-thunder hokiness of the over-the-top plot tilts perilously close to absurdity, the admirably straight-faced...
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Entertainment Weekly

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After a brisk start, the script turns out to be a rough and humorless beast slouching its way towards utter ludicrousness.
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40

Boxoffice Magazine

By Pete Hammond
Essentially a B-movie dressed up with A-level special effects, Legion looks spiffy but sounds bad with a lot of overwritten dialogue scenes...
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Even if you overlook the lousy lighting, awkward editing, and uneven acting, there's so much talking -- and so little story -- that your...
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40

Village Voice

This wan rebooting of the Christ tale has decent acting, serviceable if familiar visual effects, a few jump-in-your-seat moments, and the...
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25

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
Profane, profanely silly and blasphemous to beat the band, Legion begins well before plunging into the abyss of tedium.
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20

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
As for Legion, well, if you've seen one plague of flies and death and angels at war with each other, you've seen 'em all.
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20

Empire

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Could have been T2 with seraphs, or Assault On Precinct 13 crossed with Revelations. Instead, it’s a lazy genre bore. Doesn’t bode well for...
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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, and language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Angels battle for mankind in violent, bloody thriller.
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