...has quite a bit of fun finding a direct path from the fall of Rome to the birth of Arthurian legend...
—Ken Fox TV Guide
...this overblown swords-and-sandals epic is not as bad as it sounds nor as good as it might have been.
—John Anderson Los Angeles Times
...flawed but watchable, thanks to plenty of swordplay (rendered occasionally confusing by the mandates of the PG-13 rating) and a confident turn by Aishwarya Rai...
—Robert Newton Christian Science Monitor
...such a square and diligent piece of entertainment that it put me in a nostalgic mood for the honest B-pictures they don't make anymore.
—Colin Covert Chicago Tribune
...an almost touchingly jumbled Dino De Laurentiian historical Euro epic...
—Lisa Schwartzbaum Entertainment Weekly
...a decidedly low-rent epic adventure that doesn't take itself too seriously.
—Tim Knight Reel
If green-screen bloodbaths like 300 represent the future of adventure epics, then The Last Legion embodies a creaky, tradition-bound past whose passing it will be hard to mourn.
—Nathan Rabin Onion AV Club
...this pervasively second-rate sword-and-sorcery saga is moldy Cheddar from handle to sandal.
—Jim Ridley LA Weekly
This might have made a good children's film.
—Neil Genzlinger New York Times
...nothing could have saved this witless movie experience unless it had cut to a yeast infection commercial.
—Ed Gonzalez Slant Magazine