Logan's Run Reviews

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Richard T. Jameson
Parallax View
March 10, 2012
... I found myself reflecting that sf writers can get away with a lot on the printed page that moviemakers just can't.
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
February 16, 2010
Despite its grabber of a premise, Logan's Run flaunts poorly developed plot specifics; as such, it's terminally silly. Nevertheless, as a camp curio, it still has an odd but undeniable staying power. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
November 9, 2009
Maybe its ambitions outpace its performance, but at least it tries.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Luke Y. Thompson
LYTRules.com
July 10, 2008
It's a good story with a well-defined sense of jeopardy, and appropriate performances by York and Agutter, but my most major problem is that too much is unexplained.

TV Guide's Movie Guide
June 4, 2007
A hit-and-miss futuristic film about a world in which nobody is allowed to live past 30 years.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
June 4, 2007
A numbing combination of sloppy writing, vulgar art direction, high school acting, and bungled special effects.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 19, 2007
Cautionary tale of a futuristic society bent on destroying all but its youngest citizens.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Fundamentally, this is just further proof of Hollywood's untiring ability to reduce all science fiction to its most feeble stereotypes.
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New York Times
May 9, 2005
Harmless fun enlivened by a couple of sequences that are as good as the entire film should have been.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Staci Layne Wilson
StaciWilson.com
January 28, 2005
Sci-Fi, Super 70s Style! I love it.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Logan's Run is a vast, silly extravaganza that delivers a certain amount of fun, once it stops taking itself seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2004
Pre-Star Wars sci-fi; the events of the next year rendered it obsolete with record speed although there's a little more than usual here to enjoy.
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
October 27, 2003
In the future, it's gonna look a lot like the '70s.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Logan's Run is not great filmmaking, but it's a nice sci-fi thriller with an interesting enough plot to keep it propelling along.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
August 17, 2002
If you can resist the urge to laugh, it's still a visually fascinating and provocatively entertaining film.
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
August 1, 2002
Listen close enough and you might just hear Ed Wood's voice in the background clamoring with glee.
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Always wondered what a 'cult film' is? Try this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
It still remains a very interesting and entertaining piece of classic science fiction cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 1, 2000
Despite some dreary bits, Logan's Run isn't bad sci-fi and is an interesting exercise in what the future was thought to be like back in the 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
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