Metascore
74

Generally favorable reviews - based on 19 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 17 out of 19
  2. Negative: 0 out of 19
  1. Reviewed by: David Wiegand
    Jan 14, 2014
    100
    Klondike grabs you with terrific performances, an unusually rich script, magnificently sweeping visuals of jagged mountains overlooking valleys of ice and snow, and such a convincing attention to period detail, you'll believe you're back in Dawson City at the end of the 19th century.
  2. Reviewed by: Nancy DeWolf Smith
    Jan 16, 2014
    90
    The Canadian wilderness scenery is spectacular and the cast is even better.
User Score
6.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 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 »