Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
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  1. Reviewed by: Peter Rainer
    Feb 26, 2011
    83
    A great way to go on a safari without ever leaving the multiplex.
User Score
6.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Mar 20, 2011
    8
    "The Last Lions" has a PG rating for a reason! The narration is cloying & childish but the images are extremely graphic. We went with an 8"The Last Lions" has a PG rating for a reason! The narration is cloying & childish but the images are extremely graphic. We went with an 8 year old who had to leave the theater she was so disturbed by the events depicted in this story. It's very accurate & moving, but shocking, too much so for kids. A day later I can't get some of the images out or my mind. Not sorry I went. It's stunningly photographed. It's a movie that anyone who cares deeply about species survival ought to see. Full Review »
  2. Mar 27, 2011
    10
    Words to describe "The Last Lions" are amazing, stunning, incredible, sad and real. Beverley and Dereck Joubert's experiences with the lionsWords to describe "The Last Lions" are amazing, stunning, incredible, sad and real. Beverley and Dereck Joubert's experiences with the lions after living with them for so many years makes "The Last Lions" a leader in wildlife documentaries. The cinematography and editing were amazing. The movie is not showing where we live, so we drove 90 minutes to go see it and it was certainly worth the drive. The way the Jouberts tell the story of a lioness named Ma di Tau (â Full Review »
  3. Mar 25, 2012
    7
    Well shot documentary that actually has a story. The animals have personalities and Mr Irons projects perhaps their "thinking". It is tooWell shot documentary that actually has a story. The animals have personalities and Mr Irons projects perhaps their "thinking". It is too long, as many of the same situations are played over again. Still it is a thought provoking insight to what may be happening to the king of beasts. Solid above average effort. Full Review »