The Last Boy Scout Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
July 16, 2013
It's a very problematic movie, no doubt, but it's frequently the biggest problems that are the most interesting things to study.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 17, 2012
Everything seems mechanical, forced and contrived.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
July 5, 2010
...formulaic from start to finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
January 19, 2007
The apotheosis of the modern interracial-buddy action film genre.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
January 25, 2006
A slick, big-budget exploitation movie that's preposterous, foul-mouthed and gratuitously violent, but also a great deal of fun.
| Original Score: 3/4
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
June 21, 2005
Ludicrous but undeniably fun, hard-core action
| Original Score: 2/5
Gabe Leibowitz
December 22, 2003
Overblown rubbish, with nothing to hang on to save the opening football field scene
| Original Score: 2/5
Clint Morris
September 17, 2002
The script might be average, but the action is unstoppable!
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 13, 2002
Want to feel like a used rubber? Then fire this turkey up.
| Original Score: 1/5
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
August 2, 2002
Tepid action fare, but it signals flashes of things to come from Willis and Wayans.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Delivers the goods for action fans and has some very funny moments -- but there's the nagging sense that it could have been better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Strictly for viewers who don't want surprises, just a laundry list of buddyisms.
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The filmic equivalent of a hate crime.
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The movie has a lot of laughs, its action sequences are thrilling, its surprises are startling, and it shows a real ingenuity in the ways by which it gets Willis into, and out of, trouble.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Michael Dequina
January 14, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
JoBlo's Movie Emporium
May 5, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
July 1, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
March 9, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
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