Young Guns Reviews

March 25, 2019
A grownup could die in this wasteland.
March 25, 2019
''Young Guns'' is a very Dean-ish, sensitive delinquent melodrama disguised, for no good reason, as a western.
March 25, 2019
Yet the story is told with too much affection for gunplay and the only thought worth preserving is that these mythic figures of the Old West often were very young men. Big deal.
March 12, 2019
Though it pales beside such antecedents as Arthur Penn's "The Left-Handed Gun" or Sam Peckinpah's "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid," it has a slick, smoky vigor.
March 26, 2009
As Billy the Kid, Emilio Estevez is the nominal star here, but no one really shines.
February 4, 2008
Christopher Cain directed this western from a script by John Fusco, and on the whole seems much more comfortable with the scroungy and scatological dialogue than he does with the action sequences.
June 24, 2006
Little more than a flawed romp, but energetic and enjoyable, with sterling performances from Sutherland and Estevez.
May 20, 2003
Young Guns is best watched in the playful, none-too-serious spirit in which it was made.
January 1, 2000
They behave as if our adoration were their birthright.