Geronimo - An American Legend
Geronimo - An American Legend (1993)

Walter Hill directs John Milius's script (co-written by Larry Gross) depicting a revisionist perspective on the "Geronimo Campaign" and how Geronimo, with 34 men, managed to elude 5000 U.S. cavalry men between 1885 and 1886… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 17, 1998
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Critic Score: 53% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A film of great beauty and considerable intelligence.

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

A gorgeously shot, fair-minded Western that honors Geronimo and the Apaches, but doesn't demonize the U.S. Cavalry. Vastly underrated and far superior to Dances With Wolves.

Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Superior western, mostly historically accurate. Directed by Walter Hill with strong cast.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A sober-minded film directed by Walter Hill

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Visually, action director Hill may be paying tribute to Ford's Westerns in the way he positions the chase and fight scenes against the panormaic vistas, but this Geronimo is curiously bland, neither absorbing nor stirring.

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Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Not-half-bad historical biopic. A strong cast helps out a whole lot.


Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A bit crappy I'm afraid despite the all-star lineup. This one belongs in the lineup of ABC's After School Specials.
Steven Vincent Gee
Geronimo was historically accurate and that they used Apache historians to assist. Geronimo shows alot of war and apaches killing white and mexican.
Moe E
I can't quite put my finger on what it was about Walter Hill's, Geronimo: An American Legend, that kept this from being an exceptional film. With a… More