Reviews

Dec 11, 2018
A chaotic jumble of bad action, juvenile comedy and chilly romance, all wrapped in a cheesecloth of limp, lifeless pirate cliches.
Dec 3, 2015
It's hardly the landlubber suggested by its reputation (which has more likely shifted more toward novel curiosity than cautionary tale). But if all the parties involved suspected they were going broke, they should have gone *for* broke to boot.
Aug 4, 2011
Poorly written, acted, and executed advanture tale of pirates.
Dec 14, 2010
Geena Davis brings girl power to the pirate ship.
Aug 17, 2009
Hey, are you looking for an exciting movie about pirates of the, well, um, Caribbean? [Blu-ray]
Aug 11, 2009
Island is a one-of-a-kind, full-steam-ahead practical pirate event, and while it's bolted together with minimal attention to thespian proficiency, it sustains a special rhythm of eye candy and fortitude that makes it an enduring curiosity.
Mar 26, 2009
What seemed like a dubious proposition on paper plays even more dubiously onscreen, as "Cutthroat Island" strenuously but vainly attempts to revive the thrills of old-fashioned pirate pictures.
May 7, 2007
So yeah, it's kind of fun. Even if it's not very good.
Feb 9, 2006
In this $90m revisionist swashbuckler, we get Geena Davis doing the all-action honours, and a hotchpotch script that seems to think pirate movies are so funny in themselves the need for more humour is superfluous.
Jan 23, 2006
A fun popcorn movie.
Nov 11, 2005
This pirate movie wannabe should walk the plank.
Jan 7, 2005
Strangely devoid of any genuine fun or excitement.
Oct 14, 2004
The drama is shallow and superficial, but there is a coherent, forward-moving plot, enjoyable characters, numerous, elaborately staged action scenes and wall-to-wall sound. What's not to like? The film never slows down, leaping from one set of perils to
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Dec 19, 2003
A big, cheesy guilty pleasure full of beautiful landscapes and true swashbuckling.
Aug 23, 2003
Jun 12, 2003
Actually one of Renny Harlin's better efforts.