Highlander: Endgame - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Highlander: Endgame Reviews

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Michael Atkinson
April 17, 2001
It's fast, short, restlessly plotted and, at times, pure bananas.
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 1, 2000
People going to see this movie without any knowledge of the Highlander TV series or the original film will be lost. Fans, on the other hand, will love it!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Eric Monder
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
A fitting coda for a franchise that respects its audience with creative flights of fancy.
Top Critic
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
January 1, 2000
When Highlander sticks to the hand-to-hand battles and doesn't try to offer deeper thoughts on the life of an immortal, it works on its own terms.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Andrew O'Hehir
January 1, 2000
Personally, I enjoyed it about the way I enjoyed the Mortal Kombat movies, meaning that its genuine fun and its unintentionally ridiculous moments are roughly in balance.
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Nick Rogers
September 25, 2010
There's little that anyone who doesn't catalog "Highlander" kills online could possibly comprehend about this mythology-heavy permutation while mocking its Casio-demo score, junior-high-play scene blocking, Skinemax sex and oafish action sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide
March 6, 2007
Frequent flashbacks, equal parts soap opera and historical fashion show, explicate the complicated relationships between Kell, Faith and the MacLeods.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
John Venable
December 31, 2005
This is the last one in this long dead franchise...unless they do something stupid.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
September 30, 2005
We have a sad attempt at action which fails miserably.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...do not under any circumstances rent this if you've never seen the Highlander TV series.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Thanks to its motley collection of story elements, settings, and acting styles, leaving this film is like getting off an amusement park ride you never wanted on in the first place.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Travis Eddings
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
The leading contender for worst film of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
Highlander: Endgame looks sensational, moves like lightning. But its script (by Joel Soisson) makes no pretense about being logical or even comprehensible.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Highlander: Endgame is truer to the original than the sequels, but it plays more like a television program than a theatrical release, which will matter little to the die-hard fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Och, lads and lassies, on the souls of our shape-shifting Gaelic forebears, do not enter unwarned into that dark cave of confusion known as Highlander: Endgame.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide
February 27, 2001
The special effects are cheap and not at all impressive. For a series that relies heavily on sword fighting, it too is surprisingly second-rate.
Full Review | Original Score: 47/100
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 22, 2001
Judging by what writer Joel Soisson has come up with here, the franchise is already dead in the water.
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Derek Elley
June 6, 2008

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
June 18, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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