The Last Stand Synopsis
The sheriff of a sleepy border town becomes involved in a showdown with a violent fugitive.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's a crackerjack B movie worthy of comparison to such stylishly low-down, smart-meets-dumb, hyper-violent entertainments as the 1997 Kurt...
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88

Slant Magazine

By Calum Marsh
One of its most refreshing aspects is its acceptance of both western and action-film conventions on their own terms, refusing to regard...
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The movie comes up with a couple of tender moments that could pass for human, and a mano-a-mano climax in which the superhero of yore, the...
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60

Movieline

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Is it a coincidence that classic action is making its comeback at the same time Schwarzenegger is making his own? Hey, he warned us he'd be...
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60

NPR

The director does pull off a pretty magnificent cornfield car chase - two sleek vehicles cut through a thick, shaggy carpet of maize like...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Almost certainly, The Last Stand will not be Schwarzenegger's last. For better or for worse (and this is somewhere right in the middle), he...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Kim doesn't sweat interweaving his story threads in any tightly controlled way. Just when the need-for-speed stuff really starts to gain...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Not the worst but is very far from the best film the star has made in his career.
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40

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The script is a mess, built on lazy clichés, stilted jokes and easy payoffs. What the movie does have, though, is enthusiasm.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The movie equivalent of an idiot who, to avoid scorn, starts acting like an even bigger idiot, so as to get in on the joke, too...It takes...
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Arnold Said That He Would Be Back, and He's Back!

By TallSexyWhiteDude
Unlike most action movies that Arnold has done in the past, this one has much more humor and doesn't take itself too seriously. Plenty of action, and even a good fight scene at the end. Fun movie...

A fun movie

By askbernie
I don't know what is the matter with the critics. They only like artsy-fartsy movies, I guess. This movie is just plain fun! Why can't we just go and enjoy a good old fun romp? Lots of funny lines,...

If you love 80's action movies you will love this one

By kmoney51
It's been some time since we've seen Arnold starring in anything worthwhile. Despite having a few minutes in the "Expendables 2", this is the first time in a while since Arnold took command of a...

Good old Arnie !

By JJHowe
I thought the movie was good, being a long time Arnold fan. I'm not going to say that it was his best movie, but better than some of his other movies. I enjoyed it and I feel like it was worth going...

It was good.

By hueyak
I DID NOT WANT TO SEE THIS MOVIE - had to go with my wife. Movie opens up with Arnold's one liners, my wife and her sister are laughing and I'm completely bored. As the movie progressed it started to...

The Last Stand - ing

By Darkola
If your looking for a good, cheesy flick with plenty of action, then yes, this was a pretty good movie, and worth seeing at the show. I wasnt expecting alot from this movie, as I myself feel that...

Not bad

By robbowman111
Wasn't the best movie I've seen in a while. But worth seeing if you're an Arnold fan. He did an pretty good job for someone who's pushing 70!! But I really think he needs to hang up the "Action Hero"...

I only went because my son wanted to go

By aprilfoolsday
It was a good story about a convict, car chase and small town sheriff, it did have some good actors, Forest Whitaker was great, and Johnny Knoxville was funny, and Arnold, was just Arnold, nothing...

The Last Stand

By sonhawk
I LOVED it. It was action packed and funny. Want to see it again. Can't wait until i can purchase it for keeps. I also liked the meaning of some of the charactors standing up for what is right,...

ARNOLD IS BACK!

By Movie_Buff_86
Arnold is back and as old as ever! Just kidding. This movie was a lot of fun. It had a nice balance of humor but had just enough action that you would expect in an Arnold movie. You have an excaped...

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Rated R | For Strong Bloody Violence and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 15 & under Arnie's lawman vs. outlaw action tale gets pretty bloody.
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