Outlaw King (2018)
Critic Consensus: Muddy and bloody to a fault, Outlaw King doesn't skimp on the medieval battle scenes, but tends to lose track of the fact-based legend at the heart of its story.
Tickets & Showtimes
Outlaw King Videos
Outlaw King Photos
Watch it now
News & Interviews for Outlaw King
Critic Reviews for Outlaw King
Outlaw King might be summarized as one big lapse in good sense for David Mackenzie.
For a historical epic that probably looks even better on the big screen, it's oddly well-suited to Netflix: spectacle, yes, but nothing too specific about it.
"Outlaw King" is an old-school history lesson, but Mackenzie presents it with a modern flare, and its themes of a small group overthrowing the ruling power are especially timely today.
With the exception of a few slow spots, Outlaw King flows briskly. It's one of the better "Netflix originals" the service has provided and worth the expense of two hours.
Audience Reviews for Outlaw King
The Pine is mightier than the sword.
The story of Robert the Bruce, w/o the heavy-on-the-glory aspect rendered in the movie Braveheart, of which this story follows nearly directly after. Pine is more than credible, as is the entire cast, as he fights the British army while on the run and with only a handful of men. Edifying as well as entertaining, if slow in spots. Expect mucho bloodletting and carnage.
Despite the well staged combat scenes and an impressive single take sequence, "Outlaw King" can't decide if it's supposed to be a equally corny successor to "Braveheart" or the down and dirty realistic counter to that movie.
Outlaw King Quotes
There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.