Soldier 1998

Critics score:
10 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: The action is strictly routine. Read more

Lisa Alspector, Chicago Reader: This appealing formulaic action adventure (1998) displays a lot of conviction in its not-too-flashy action scenes and a little levity in the gradual socialization of Russell's character. Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: A potent comic-book-style action-adventure. Read more

Bruce Westbrook, Houston Chronicle: The action is handled fairly well, but it's routine, and there's no satisfaction in seeing Todd waste men who are no more bloodthirsty than he is. Read more

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly: A waste of snappy set decoration! Read more

John Haslett Cuff, Globe and Mail: I doubt that Kurt Russell has ever had less dialogue to work with than he has in this film. Read more

Kevin Maynard, Mr. Showbiz: Has there ever been a more insipid sci-fi action film than Soldier? Probably, although it's hard to imagine. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: When it comes to details like plot, character development, and genuine excitement, the film is lost in space. Read more

Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle: Action is everything in this sinewy, visually impressive sci-fi military adventure! Read more

Glenn Lovell, Variety: Read more

Gary Dauphin, Village Voice: With a cheerful disregard for characterization and visual texture, Anderson relies on his cgi-jocks and set dressers to flesh out David Webb Peoples's by-the-numbers script. Read more