The Hi-Lo Country - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Hi-Lo Country Reviews

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Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
This movie gets thrown unceremoniously to the ground.
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John Anderson
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Big emotion, big country, medium payoff.
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
An outstanding performance by Woody Harrelson!
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January 1, 2000
An ultimately overwrought project!
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Dennis Lim
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
A perfunctory, often dreary love-triangle melodrama.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Rod Dreher
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Woody Harrelson's surprisingly credible, yippie-ki-yay performance as the last of the old-time cowboys is the only reason - but just reason enough - to see THE HI-LO COUNTRY.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
Everything is in place for a mythic drama, except the players, who don't begin to fill the boots of the archetypes they're meant to be.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Bob Graham
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Atkinson
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Tepid and unconvincing!
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
For all its deficiencies and misplaced emphases, The Hi-Lo Country still offers plenty of action and color.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1/4
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
High quality, beautifully shot!