• The Last Stand (2013)

The Last Stand

Release Date: January 18th, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 21st, 2013

R |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Once a narcotics officer in the LAPD, Ray Owens (Arnold Schwarzenegger) has settled into a peaceful life as sheriff of Sommerton Junction, a quiet border town. But that peace is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, a vicious crime lord, escapes from FBI custody and speeds toward Ray's town with a band of mercenaries. Federal agents prepare to capture Cortez, and Ray is at first reluctant to get involved -- but he soon finds he must rally his team and take matters into his own hands.

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville, Rodrigo Santoro, Jaimie Alexander, Luis Guzmán, Eduardo Noriega, Peter Stormare

Director: Kim Jee-woon

Genres: Action

Production Co: Lionsgate Films, Di Bonaventura Pictures

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Small town , Pursuit , Intense , Transformation , 2010s , Gritty

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    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 is back. show more

  • 70
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    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 glint in his eye dulled but not extinguished, functions as a weirdly touching tyrannosaurus. show more

  • 40
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Not the worst but is very far from the best film the star has made in his career. show more

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