The Last Stand

DVD - 2013
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Last Stand
Sheriff Ray Owens leaves his LAPD narcotics post to settle into a life fighting what little crime takes place in the sleepy border town known as Sommerton Junction. That peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez, a notorious drug kingpin, makes an escape from the FBI. Mayhem ensues.


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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker, Johnny Knoxville

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Mar 17, 2015
  • Quimeras rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Even though the humor feels strained at times, “The Last Stand” is surprisingly enjoyable.

Aug 07, 2014
  • downsman rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I really liked this: I thought Aaahnld showed that he is capable of acting. Journeyman psycho Peter Stormare was cheesily good as always as the cartel's head honcho's henchman. I also liked what (non-English-speaking) Korean director Kim Jee-Woon did with the western movie elements he pays homage to (Stormare's weapon in the film is a vintage Colt Navy revolver or something like it).

Jul 14, 2014
  • POLITICSOWNSUS rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This turned out to be much better than i ever expected it to be period.Coming from an oriental or Asian director this is more than reasonable because they supervise the GREATEST ACTION SET PIECES OF ALL TIME.Their effort to make me laugh via Johnnie Knoxville is so LAME,it ain't even funny (pun intended).The action more than makes up for this though overall period!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 04, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Arnold got the good lines and delivered with his unique cadence; a violent crime story balanced with humorous scenes.

Jun 13, 2014
  • Keogh rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Not as dumb as I'd expect. This features a drug kingpin making an escape and a run for the border. A small town sheriff who used to be in the LAPD decides to stand in his way. The film is very violent, as you'd expect, but more entertaining than I would have thought. The one problem with the film is the casting of Johnny Knoxville, truly one of the most obnoxious human beings on the planet. Why this complete prat gets roles is beyond me, but every time he's on screen, it's like fingernails on a blackboard.

May 31, 2014
  • movie20 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

Not fantastic, but a good action movie with car chases.

Apr 16, 2014
  • MadameCurie1 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Fun movie to watch

Apr 09, 2014
  • Reynold_Nugter rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This was a typical Arnie actioner. It was okay, but nothing he'll be remembered for. If you're a fan of action movies, you'll probably like this one. Schwarzenegger is getting too old to play these type of parts. He should stick with comedy, like he did in Kindergarten Cop.

Nov 08, 2013


Oct 19, 2013
  • dianewkp rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I liked it. Better than I thought it would be.

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Jul 04, 2014
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Cortez: You know what, Sheriff?
All you have to do is let me
walk across that border.
Hell, twelve thousand
Mexicans come across every day.
You shouldn't mind if one goes back.
What do you say?

Ray: You make us immigrants look bad.

Oct 12, 2013
  • aaa5756 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy


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