Metascore
44

Mixed or average reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 19
  2. Negative: 3 out of 19
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  1. Reviewed by: Desson Howe
    70
    If there's one thing going for Last Action Hero, it's the construction of it all. Even if this intermixing of kid fantasy and adult shoot'em-up, Hollywood insider jokes and cheap Arnold puns, doesn't completely bowl you over, it's clever and intriguing.
  2. 63
    For all of its sensational stunts and flashes of wit, however, Last Action Hero plays more like a bright idea than like a movie that was thought through. It doesn't evoke the mystery of the barrier between audience and screen the way Woody Allen did, and a lot of the time it simply seems to be standing around commenting on itself.
  3. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    63
    Last Action Hero is a spectacularly uneven movie. Its action is hectic, but scattershot and mostly pretty empty. On the other hand, it is entertaining in surprising ways. [18 Jun 1993, p.41]
  4. 63
    The stunt work and special effects are top flight; Schwarzenegger and the kid are just fine, but we can't help but want this film to stop kidding around and thrill us. [18 Jun 1993, p.C]
User Score
8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 88 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. May 6, 2011
    10
    Excellent and very fun movie with action !! It s well like a 2010 movie :o)
    i like it and scharzy is on top !!! A story so original...
    Please
    Excellent and very fun movie with action !! It s well like a 2010 movie :o)
    i like it and scharzy is on top !!! A story so original...
    Please come back Arnold and make the 2
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  2. HarrisonF
    Apr 12, 2009
    7
    First Arnie movie I ever saw. This movie is good, but definitely not the best movie that stars Arnold Schwarzenegger.
  3. Mar 24, 2014
    10
    Love this movie, Benedict is the best villain ever. Ripper is the second best villain ever (well, it's a tie between him and the wet bandits).Love this movie, Benedict is the best villain ever. Ripper is the second best villain ever (well, it's a tie between him and the wet bandits). This movie is so much fun, "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and Last Action Hero and "Hook" are my magical childhood movies. Full Review »