• R, 1 hr. 41 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Frank Whaley
    In Theaters:
    Oct 15, 1999 Wide
    On DVD:
    Feb 15, 2000
  • Trimark

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Joe the King Reviews

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Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily

An uncompromising but wonderful film that reinforces the saying 'Never judge a person until you've walked in their shoes.'

| Original Score: 4/5

October 5, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

January 26, 2005
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com

A very tough, very real film, anchored by the memorable work of the two leads.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 3/4

December 5, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

| Original Score: 3/5

March 24, 2004
Clint Morris
Moviehole

An excellent piece of entertainment. The cast is undeniably brilliant.

| Original Score: 4/5

September 19, 2002
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B

April 3, 2002
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Full Review Source: Laramie Movie Scope | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2001
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

a deeply sad picture of mistreated youth, told with considerable skill, and blessedly shorn of sentimentality

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

January 1, 2000
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

Full Review Source: Compuserve | Original Score: 8/10

January 1, 2000
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 7/10

January 1, 2000
Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 72/100

January 1, 2000

National Post

| Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

January 1, 2000
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000

Reel.com

| Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 1/5

July 5, 2005
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

June 6, 2005

Globe and Mail
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Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 22, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 1, 2000
Chuck Walton
Hollywood.com
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Dennis Harvey
Variety
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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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February 21, 2004

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Movieline
January 9, 2002

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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