Klondike (2014)

Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Mary McNamara
    Jan 20, 2014
    60
    There are many fine moments in 'Klondike,' cinematic scenes of grandeur and dialogue that rise to poetry. But too often both then fall prey to self-conscious staginess, many repetitive scenes of dirt and endless conversations about the animal nature of man.
  2. Reviewed by: Sara Smith
    Jan 17, 2014
    50
    Alongside Roth, Shepard and talented character actor Tim Blake Nelson, Madden pulls off the sometimes treacly dialogue, but the insistent no-duh musings (“the die has been cast”) wear thin quickly.
User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 29 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 8
  2. Negative: 5 out of 8
  1. Mar 11, 2014
    3
    A real disappointment considering the art direction, cinematography, scenery, and technical merit. A very dumb, cliche-riddled script madeA real disappointment considering the art direction, cinematography, scenery, and technical merit. A very dumb, cliche-riddled script made this a grueling experience to watch, even with the aid of fast-forward. Full Review »
  2. Jan 24, 2014
    1
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. My God this is awful historically inaccurate internally inconsistent shallow faux western soap--no, not soap, just perfumed--drivel. The bounds of decency prevent me from saying what I really think. Full Review »
  3. Jan 25, 2014
    1
    Worst dialogue ever, ranging from the ludicrous to the just plain inane. And while I understand that it's a plot necessity, why out of theWorst dialogue ever, ranging from the ludicrous to the just plain inane. And while I understand that it's a plot necessity, why out of the thousands of faceless miners is our hero the focus of beautiful women, bad guys, the preacher and everybody else? Full Review »