General Information

Glossary: S
Released Year: 2009
Runtime: 104 minutes
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Directors: M.J. Bassett
Casts: Mackenzie Crook, Max von Sydow, James Purefoy, Geoff Bell, James Babson, Jason Flemyng, Mark O'Neal, Ian Whyte, Pete Postlethwaite, Rory McCann, Marek Vašut, Alice Krige, Samuel Roukin, Robert Russell, Curtis Matthew, Robert Orr, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Anthony Wilks, Isabel Bassett, Patrick Hurd-Wood, Richard Ryan, Christian Dunckley Clark, Frantisek Deak, Thomas McEnchroe, Andrew Whitlaw, Lucas Stone
IMDB: Solomon Kane (2009) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 6.1

Reviews

75
The Playlist - Mark Zhuravsy
It's not everyone cup of bloody tea, but an unapologetic genre treat for those willing to dive in.
60
Empire - David Hughes
If weapons and wizardry get your blood up, and you prefer your movies dark and brooding and minus the sandals, Solomon Kane fits the bill. It may lack The Lord Of The Rings' majesty, but Robert E. Howard fans will lap it up.
60
The Guardian - Unnamed
There's plenty that's good here: a serious tone, steady ­pacing, muddy and bloody scenery and a convincing turn by Purefoy in his own west country accent. But Kane is an ill fit into the ­origins tale template; it's a story with few ­surprises.
60
Total Film - Jonathan Crocker
A brutal fusion of angst and action, this mini-epic gives the sword-and-sorcery genre a bleak, brusque new life. Watch it for some terrific limbchopping and a mighty turn by James Purefoy.
60
Village Voice - Michael Atkinson
It is, for a contemporary CGI-fraught fantasy-slash-living-video-game, not at all bad, dotted with moments of Bosch and steady on its storytelling feet.

Solomon Kane (2009)



A nomadic 16th century warrior, condemned to hell for his brutal past, seeks redemption by renouncing violence, but finds some things are worth burning for as he fights to free a young Puritan woman from the grip of evil.