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Based on 11 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 12 )
  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    One ticket buys you cowboys, samurais, gangsters, ninjas, spaghetti Westerns, Hong Kong martial artists, knife throwers and even Fellini-esque circus performers. But like kimchi pasta, some things aren't meant to mix. show more

  • 75
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    The result is way out there - so far that you won't quite recognize the terrain, and still feel strangely at home. The look has the impossible feel of a CGI soundstage: Not cheap, not even necessarily fake, just… weird. show more

  • 50
    Tom Russo Boston Globe

    While the movie seems designed to be a breakout for Jang, it's Lee whose work actually makes an impression. show more

  • 38
    Roger Moore Orlando Sentinel

    A genre mash-up that never quite achieves "So very bad it's good" status. show more

  • 60
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    Someone surely thought to call this knowingly ridiculous genre mash-up "Cowboys vs. Ninjas," though even that title wouldn't hint at all the you-gotta-be-kidding-me craziness on display. show more

  • 40
    Steve Ramos Boxoffice Magazine

    Genre movies like The Warrior's Way are all about pleasing core fan boys. While the film claims dazzling visuals, Lee fails to deliver the type of never-before-seen martial arts fights fans demand. show more

  • 40
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    Drained of much of its presumed power by a distinct "been there, seen that" vibe. show more

  • 33
    Adam Markovitz Entertainment Weekly

    There isn't a shred of subtlety in their clowning - or in any part of the movie, which clumsily shoots for operatic highs and lows. But with so many borrowed bits and pieces, the only feeling it successfully evokes is déjà vu. show more

  • 70
    Joe Leydon Variety

    A visually inspired multi-genre amalgamation, a borderline-surreal folly that suggests a martial-arts action-adventure co-directed by Sergio Leone and Federico Fellini. show more

  • 60
    Mike Hale The New York Times

    The sometimes impressive visual effects make these battles entertaining, in a mindless way, but it's impossible to work up any feeling about them. The only thing supplying that is the occasional laugh, pout or gurgle by Ms. Rudd. show more

  • August 10, 2011 rcklukens
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    Critics were way too harsh. This is a fun movie,visually exciting with a wiggy story. Clearly out of the ordinary in many ways. This movie clearly deserves better. Creative and fun!!

  • August 01, 2011 ws00000000098138
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    Great action. Very good movie.

  • July 23, 2011 heiselplac
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    This movie was excellant in showing the balance of ying and yang. There is the strength of the warrior and there is the calm side. iN MARTIAL ARTS NOT EVENTHING IS HARD! The laudry business was to serve, the baby was to care and protect, the garden scene was what he could take from the earth and make life ******************* the enitre life syle of a person who is in the martial arts . It is the same way now for the \"weekend martial artist\&************ all about balance in your life..

  • July 01, 2011 lesathonda
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    Terrible movie, very slow and disappointing. The title is misleading, you\'re not sure if this suppose to be a marital arts flick, western, comedy, love story, etc. It was all over the place and boring at that! Don\'t even waste your money renting it, just wait till it comes on TV.

  • March 08, 2011 MSBUSIE11
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    Great story,action must see/buy

  • January 15, 2011 ladybarbossa1975
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    Great awesome movie. Geoffrey Rush is KING of the silver screen!!!

  • January 02, 2011 Bdbdgrl651
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    i liked this movie very different go see

  • December 16, 2010 afeljos
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    A friend asked me if i would like to see this movie and i said i rather eat dog poop.

  • December 12, 2010 wooooitsmike
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    ninjas , cowboys , pedofiles , a mijit and a drunken outlaw all the makeings of a wtf masterpice its worth the price of a ticket

  • December 10, 2010 enamelcamel11
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    LOVED this movie!!! If Sergio Leone made a ninja assassin film using the cast of Mad Max, it might look something like this. Visually gorgeous, full of archetypes, and yet really fresh. Too bad it didn't have better distribution and marketing, because this thing is going to become a cult classic ... much more slowly than it should.


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