Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Eagle Reviews

3.0

55

out of 100

Metascore®
Mixed or average reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The story and setting may be ancient, but under the direction of Kevin Macdonald (The Last King of Scotland), and with a nicely textured screenplay by Macdonald's Scotland coscreenwriter Jeremy Brock, the vigor is fully modern.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-TimesRoger Ebert

    A rip-snorting adventure tale of the sort made before CGI, 3-D and alphabet soup in general took the fun out of moviegoing.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterTodd McCarthy

    The Eagle is an engaging, if straightforward and one-dimensional.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    What it became was bad. A movie that hopes to blend "Lethal Weapon" with "Gladiator" winds up not being a fraction of either.

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