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I Am Legend

497 Ratings: 2.2
The 2007 Francis Lawrence-directed film based on the novel of the same name and starring Will Smith.

In I AM LEGEND, Will Smith joins the ranks of Vincent Price (in 1964's THE LAST MAN ON EARTH) and Charlton Heston (in 1971's OMEGA MAN) as the star of an adaptation of Richard Matheson's 1954 novel of the same name. Often surprising in its … see full wiki

Director: Francis Lawrence
Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy
Release Date: December 14, 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
28 reviews about I Am Legend
review by . March 03, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
In I AM LEGEND, New York City is a barren, apocalyptic landscape that has reverted to a wild and natural landscape where only one man, Robert Neville (Will Smith) hunts and lives. Years earlier a cure for cancer was developed by changing the structure of a virus. The cure was heralded throughout the world until the virus begins to mutate and begins a plague. New York City is quarantined, but Neville stays behind in an attempt to find a cure. Years later, except for his faithful dog, he is still …
review by . December 22, 2007
Pros: Will Smith! Scenes of a very empty New York City     Cons: Not enough back-story; not faithful enough to the novel.      The Bottom Line: On many levels I Am Legend entertains, but in the end falls a little short of the novels mark, but it still managed to stick to me like peanut-butter.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals major details about the movie''s plot. Regrettably it is not often a movie stays with me long after the credits …
review by . December 17, 2007
Pros: Will SMith and a Good Premise.     Cons: Ending is not up to par.     The Bottom Line: What could have been a great film is ruined by a pat ending, yet still has plenty to offer.     Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. Dr. Robert Neville (Will Smith) is a man with a very unique and very dangerous situation. Once hailed as a savior to the human race, Dr. Neville now finds himself wandering the …
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