Outlander Synopsis
An alien (James Caviezel) lands on earth with the Vikings and uses their weapons to hunt his enemy.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
It's entertaining nonsense with major league special effects, larger-than-life characters and inventive monsters that draw on the "Aliens"...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
An enjoyably goofy hybrid of extraterrestrial sci-fi and Iron Age action, Outlander boasts a super-serious Jim Caviezel in the title role
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Sean Axmaker
If only Outlander was as fun as the premise makes it sound on paper.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
By taking nonsense seriously Outlander never achieves camp. It's a comic book that's mistaken itself for scripture.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The nuttiest hunk of junk in many months.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Outlander is interesting as a collision of genres: the monster movie meets the Viking saga. You have to give it credit for carrying that...
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By Derek Elley
Not helped by a wooden perf from Jim Caviezel as a humanoid alien who accidentally imports a real alien to eighth-century Earth.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
There isn't a single scene in this story about a traveler from another planet (Jim Caviezel) who crash-lands on Earth during the Iron Age...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In its second half, Outlander falls apart completely, becoming nothing but a violent, mindless monster movie along the lines of "Alien vs....
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Chicago Reader

Writer-director Howard McCain bids fair to dethrone Uwe Boll as the king of crap action flicks, and every second feels like time on the...
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pretty good

By kigo
For a movie not to have any advertisement it was pretty good only if u like sci fi and vikings. its kinda like the 13th warrior. overall i give this one a B....

Beuwolf meets Preditor

By Mediatalker2
Which is not a bad thing. This is strickly and action adventure type film and won't win any Oscars, but, if you enjoyed Beuwolf and the Preditor then you will like this. It's set in viking times,...


By luvthehorns
I was pleasantly surprised by this movie. The special effects were quite good and the acting was solid. I found myself entertained, and while not on par with the first Predator or Alien movie, if you...

Great Movie!!

By theeraserhead
We'll this movie is very entertaining. I'm not sure why people are rating this movie low. The story was bad*** and there were alot of action. This movie has alot of original ideas put into its story....

The Outlander

By MajorW
I went to see The Outlander due to my interest in anything Jim Caseville has acted in. Its a much better film than one would think from not having dime one spent on advertising it. Fandnago's...

A great escape!

By dark_soul
A friend of mine and I went to see because it sounded so outlandish we had to go. To my surprise it was a very entertaining movie. It sort of reminded me of the 13th Warrior with aliens, and I like...

Outlander : 10 Second Drunken Review

By TheSpatalian
Jesus plays a spaceman. Hellboy plays a viking but he's only in it for like 5 minutes. John Hurt is here as well for some reason. A fire dragon alien monster with ridiculous powers fights vikings....


By rhayzerbak
Best Sci - Fi since " ALIEN" or john carpenters "the THING" a must see and keep for the library. I saw it on opening day with a packed audiense , everyone clapped at the end of the movie. Good...

Awesome low budget "guys" spaceship lands on earth during Viking days MOVIE

Good action, had all the elements of a good SCI-FI action movie. Good scenery, swords and montsters. I'd go see it...

Pretty good scifi with a twist

By Billy the Kidd
Mostly good. Good acting, script, etc. I liked the story. The "good guy" confesses to really being the bad guy. His race originally wipes out the monster's race in order to steal the monster's home...

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Rated R | For violence
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