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The Three Musketeers

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ALL FOR ONE AND FACIAL HAIR FOR ALL Christoph Waltz and Orlando Bloom in The Three Musketeers
Rolf Konow

The Three Musketeers

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
110 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/21/11
performer:
Logan Lerman, Matthew MacFadyen, Ray Stevenson

We gave it a C

Paul W.S. Anderson (Mortal Kombat, the Resident Evil franchise) makes the not particularly natural jump in source material from video games to 19th-century French literature, and the result is stupid fun, with an emphasis on stupid. Everything in The Three Musketeers is puffed up absurdly — from Orlando Bloom’s villainous pompadour to the plot about preventing war between France and England via a diamond heist — until it’s like one of the airships that populate the film: It floats, but it’s mainly filled with hot air. C

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