Meek's Cutoff Synopsis
Aided by a guide (Bruce Greenwood), three families travel west by covered wagon.
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Movie Reviews

Where's the interest

By debjimbarnes
There was no resolution in the movie, of any kind. Also, the dialogue was very sparse. Nothing seemed to be realized, proven, etc....

Watch out

By wellred
Sorry - I was looking forward to this for many reasons. It is one of the worst movies I've seen in years. Boring - slow - and unfulfilling in every way. The ending will make you want to get your...

Painfully slow paced

By Loves good movies
My girlfriend and I went to see it based on all of the rave reviews by the film critics. It was so slow paced that we wanted to scream! The sound of the wagon wheel's scraping was the only sound for...

Madam FloodPuppy on

By floodpuppy
It's been a long time since I've a observational divide between critics and fans. Perhaps critics have too much access to words and images or have an over-engaged movie DNA that ends up in some sort...

Pardon me while I nap

By buttrdpopcrn
If you like westerns then perhaps you may not nap like I did. I saw this with friends at a film festival and out of 5 people, none of us liked it. The manner in which the film was shot was...

Oh So Boringly Slow Slow Slow

By thechase007
My husband and I too went to see this based on critic reviews and ended up walking out of the theatre at the end of the movie saying to ourselves "Huh??" We kept waiting and waiting for something the...

Low budget and ok

By filmrat
We would have liked it if only the story goes faster with more details in pain & suffering. The sounds were inaudible, couldn't understand what Stephen Meek was mumbling about. The realistic scene...


By roadrunnerbj
So VERY SLOW moving. Not much dialog. Kept looking at my watch thinking it has to get better soon but, no......

Don't Waste Your Time At Meek's Cutoff

By MaryPatBoatright
We thought this movie would never get started--that perhaps it was going to be a silent film! How much creeking wagon wheels, running streams of water, or people walking across the dusty plains with...


By Real Scoop
Okay,if you like movies with a plot, an interesting story line, rich characters, and an ending, then this movie is not for you. However, if you enjoy watching other people make breakfast, or like...

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Rated PG | For Some mild violent content, brief language and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Lyrical Western is OK for kids ... if they're interested.
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