Marc Bernardin
February 23, 2001 AT 05:00 AM EST

Highlander: Endgame

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
88 minutes
performer
Christopher Lambert, Adrian Paul
director
Douglas Aarniokoski
distributor
Dimension Films
author
Joel Soisson
genre
Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a B-

The fourth time may not exactly be the charm, but it is, in the case of this third sequel to the 1986 cult smash, a guilty pleasure. The immortal Connor MacLeod (Lambert, uncharacteristically showing his age) is back and, with the help of his cousin Duncan (the television series’ Paul), he must face down an evil from the depths of his past. The filmmakers have gone out of their way to stock Endgame with familiar faces and stylistic touches from the first film — as well as a new, headier cut for the video release — but, really, nothing thrills like originality. B-

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