Outlaw King

Release Date: November 9th, 2018

R |2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary

After being crowned King of Scotland, legendary warrior Robert the Bruce is forced into exile by the English and leads a band of outlaws to help him reclaim the throne.

Cast: Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, Stephen Dillane, James Cosmo, Sam Spruell

Director: David Mackenzie

Genres: Biography , Historical drama , War

Production Co: Anonymous Content, Sigma Films, Netflix

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    A fair bit of historical scene-setting at the beginning means that the picture takes a while to hit its stride. But once it does, there is much to enjoy in this big, brawling ruck of an action movie. show more

  • 50
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Pine is fully committed to Robert's mission, but the film has a hard time making him a compelling character, even with a wife and daughter on hand to make him relatable. And it takes forever for his military campaign to get rolling. show more

  • 50
    Robert AbeleTheWrap

    Mackenzie shaved 20 minutes or so after its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, but there’s still no getting around the fact that what starts as a human drama of occupation, unease, brotherhood, and political fracturing invariably must give way to the mechanics of lengthy, loud, and splatter-enhanced combat. show more

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