• I Am Legend (2007)

I Am Legend

Release Date: December 14th, 2007

DVD Release Date: March 18th, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 41 min

Plot Summary

Robert Neville (Will Smith), a brilliant scientist, is a survivor of a man-made plague that transforms humans into bloodthirsty mutants. He wanders alone through New York City, calling out for other possible survivors, and works on finding a cure for the plague using his own immune blood. Neville knows he is badly outnumbered and the odds are against him, and all the while, the infected wait for him to make a mistake that will deliver Neville into their hands.

Cast: Will Smith, Alice Braga, Dash Mihok, Charlie Tahan, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Willow Smith, Darrell Foster, April Grace

Director: Francis Lawrence

Genres: Drama , Science Fiction , Horror

Production Co: Weed Road Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, Overbrook Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Death, Sacrifice, Survival, 2010s, Dark, New York City, Tense, Gritty, 2000s, Underdog, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Smith, sporting a newly buffed physique, delivers an extraordinary performance as a man slowly coming unglued under the strain of no human contact and a constantly alternating role of hunter and prey. show more

  • 88
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    The Manhattan movie of the year, Francis Lawrence's I Am Legend, offers a stunning glimpse into how the city - as we know it today - might look in 2012 if it were abandoned in 2009. show more

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    Trouble enters only when the script overcomplicates things in the end. Until then, especially in a growling dogfight, director Francis Lawrence (Constantine) keeps you squirming. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Action Performance By a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)