The Pirates Reviews

April 28, 2015
Epic martial arts tale is entertaining but violent.
September 15, 2014
Nothing exposes the pettiness of man's foibles quite like the beauty of the natural world, which almost always loses out in the end.
September 12, 2014
For the undemanding, like Korean mass audiences who reportedly made this the most-seen film in their history, this will serve.
September 12, 2014
While The Pirates has its moments -- as when Yeo-wol and Jang bond late in the film -- little of it is compelling as comedy, drama or action. About the only thing The Pirates steal is time.
September 11, 2014
It's a derivative trove of swashbuckling action, romance, comedy, special effects and revisionist history - the kind of film that would be pitched to studio execs as "Pirates of the Caribbean" meets "Free Willy."
September 11, 2014
Neither the action nor the comedy in this action comedy is consistently strong.
September 11, 2014
"Pirates" is fun, though with a running time of more than two hours, it's overlong. And too many of its battle scenes are too dimly lit.