The Last of the Mohicans
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)

Director Michael Mann based this lushly romantic version of the James Fenimore Cooper novel more on his memory of the 1936 film version (starring Randolph Scott) than on Cooper's novel (in fact, Philip Dunne's 1936 screenplay is… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 25, 1992
DVD Release Date: November 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Last of the Mohicans is a breathless romantic adventure that plays loose with history -- and comes out with a richer action movie for it.

Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

...the action is richly detailed and thrillingly staged.

James Berardinelli

...big, bold, and gloriously sweeping.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

I found certain elements to be brilliant and others to be rather flat.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

...not as authentic and uncompromised as it claims to be - more of a matinee fantasy than it wants to admit - but it is probably more entertaining as a result.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Mann wasn't thinking story, he was thinking scheme. Keep the eyes and ears dazzled, he reasons, and the substance will follow.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It nicely blends together action, romance and history.

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Charles Taylor

He conceives of the story as if it were a gigantic piece of mood music.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

Painstakingly, breathtakingly re-created by director Michael Mann, this landscape makes room for heroes with principles greater than the circumference of their biceps.

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Carly Kocurek
Common Sense Media

Violent historical drama. Not for young kids.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Dan Schultz
One of the best motion pictures ever made. An emotional, rich journey full of plenty of twists and turns, with the perfect hero to root for in Day-Lewis. The… More
Ross Collins
A classic story, but a very 90s cinema epic, with sweeping American vistas and a soul-filling grand celtic sounding orchestral soundtrack. Colonial America… More
Kevin M. Williams
A romance hiding in an adventure story posing as classical literature ... Day Lewis is up to the task as a white man bred amongst savages and nobler for it:… More
Jim Careter
The Last of the Mohicans is an adventurous and incredible action/drama that was worth seeing. The story taught me a lot about the French and Indian war and… More
KJ Proulx
"The Last of the Mohicans" has many things going for it, with powerful acting and a story that is just good enough to make the overall impact great.… More
Mark Walker
Director Michael Mann's vast canvas is normally urban with a keen eye for a sprawling cityscape. Here though, he shows his vision is just as effective when… More