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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Chronicle

    This plot leaves ample room for viewers to sweat the small stuff, like whether Trevor Nunn's score is more Marines ad or deodorant commercial. show more

  • 50
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    A weak whinny of a horse opera tailor-made for those who can't quite locate "Young Guns" or "The Long Riders" in their video store. show more

  • 25
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    As a western, American Outlaws is an utter failure. As the basis of a "Mad TV" parody, it is an unintentional hoot. show more

  • 25
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Dalton, using a Scottish brogue coarse enough to take his tongue with it, is hootably bad, and Kathy Bates, playing Ma James, is pure ham. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    At least hits a certain adrenaline level, and the stunts have panache. If you crave the ''Young Guns'' approach to the Old West, here it is again. show more

  • 50
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    It's a sad day for film lovers when the best thing that can be said about a Western is that it's pleasant. show more

  • 50
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    The best work comes from Timothy Dalton as the grizzled, Scots-accented head of the Pinkertons. show more

  • 38
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Repackage clichés and stereotypes with attractive young performers in a simple-minded script that panders to the teen audience. show more

  • 25
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    For years there have been reports of the death of the Western. Now comes American Outlaws, proof that even the B Western is dead. show more

  • 25
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Not only does American Outlaws distort history, but the filmmakers have created a dull, one-dimensional pop icon out of James' complex character and legend. show more

  • June 08, 2011 jericutiepie
    Report This User

    I Just loved the whole movie.......I watch it whenever I can and I love Collin Ferrell!!!!

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