The Magnificent Seven
The Magnificent Seven (2016)

Director Antoine Fuqua brings his modern vision to a classic story in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' and Columbia Pictures' The Magnificent Seven. With the town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 23, 2016
DVD Release Date: December 20, 2016
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The Magnificent Seven never really lives up to the superlative in its title -- or the classics from which it draws inspiration -- but remains a moderately diverting action thriller on its own merits.

John Wenzel
Denver Post

As things build toward the long, bloody and by-the-numbers (if ably staged) showdown, it's hard not to mourn for the film this could have been, considering the assemblage of talent.

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Anthony Lane
New Yorker

Traces of real history are hard to spot in Fuqua's Western, but there isn't much evidence of a real Western, either. You sense that an entire genre, far from being revitalized, is being plundered for handy tips.

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Ernesto Zelaya
Publímetro

Isn't very different from others of its kind, but manages to entertain without complications with a typical western story. [Full review in Spanish]

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Alison Willmore
BuzzFeed News

The Magnificent Seven is an awkward milestone in Hollywood's ongoing and urgent conversation about representation.

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Bob Mondello
NPR

If body count is what you go to Westerns for, by all means drift into this one's corral.

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David Fontana
Film Inquiry

It has few standout moments and, in addition, doesn't have anything too deep or thought-provoking to say. Yet, if you simply wish to see a gun-slinging Western with some of your favorite actors, it's a least a passable couple hours at the movies.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The most rousing moment in The Magnificent Seven comes after the action has already concluded, when the credits roll to the emphatic accompaniment of Elmer Bernstein's iconic 1960 score.

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Amy Nicholson
MTV

Fuqua's made two clean piles separating good and evil, and in doing so, he's thrown away the film's point.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

This isn't just a remake, it is a straight up old-fashioned Western that stands on its own. It is very well acted and the production values are first rate. The direction by the underrated Antoine Fuqua ('Training Day') is spot on.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
If there is an issue I have with this remake is that these mercenaries become heroes fighting for justice too fast, but all that is compensated by how thrilling… More
Film Crazy
An amusingly average take on the western genre. Everything about this movie is simply mediocre.
Phil Hubbs
So surely everyone knows this is a modern remake of the old 1960's classic western, which itself was a remake of the old 1954 Japanese classic 'The… More
Nate Zoebl
Obviously the new Magnificent Seven remake was never going to be as good a Western as the 1960 original, or as good an action movie as its source material,… More
KJ Proulx
Most remakes these days seem to be made for one reason, and one reason alone. An object that is released and expected to make tons of cash, just based on name… More
Mark Hobin
The charismatic ensemble is the most compelling argument to see The Magnificent Seven. Every film has the right to be judged on its own merits, but it's… More