Metacritic Movie Ratings
The Last Airbender Reviews

2.0

20

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 63

    out of 100

    USA TodayScott Bowles

    He hasn't mastered the craft yet, but M. Night Shyamalan may be on to something with this action-movie thing.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    The movie is "Star Wars" with martial arts, plus a touch of "The Last Emperor." Technically, it's not badly done; I enjoyed the physical clash of elements, the water balls rising like sculpture in the air.

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  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    Even during the climax, the film still is struggling to introduce the world of the film and its strange rules.

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  • 0

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    The filmmaker has delivered yet another iteration of what has become a classic M. Night Shyamalan film, only much bigger than before, and, as a consequence, mind-bendingly turgid.

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