Kate & Leopold (2001)

Kate & Leopold

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Critic Consensus: Though Jackman charms, Kate and Leopold is bland and predictable, and the time travel scenario lacks inner logic.


Movie Info

Filmmaker James Mangold follows his Oscar-winning drama Girl, Interrupted (1999) with this whimsical fantasy. Meg Ryan stars as Kate McKay, a modern female executive in New York City whose drive to succeed in the cutthroat corporate world has left little time for romance. When her genius ex-boyfriend Stuart (Liev Schreiber) opens a portal in time, the experiment transports Leopold (Hugh Jackman) from 1867 to the present day. A charming bachelor and the royal "Third Duke of Albany" in his own … More

Rating: PG-13 (for brief strong language)
Genre: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: James Mangold, Steven Rogers
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 11, 2002
Box Office: $47.1M
Runtime:
Miramax Films - Official Site

Cast


as Leopold

as Uncle Millard

as Dr. Geisler

as Colleague Bob

as Roebling

as Photographer

as Miss Tree

as Movie Director

as Studio Executive

as Cab Driver

as TV Newscaster

as Policewoman

as Sanitation worker

as Faux Wolfgang

as Faux Emeril

as Nurse Ester

as Assistant Director

as Cameraman

as Carriage Driver

as Purse Thief

as Purse Thief

as Office Woman

as Rooftop Violinist

as Distinguished Actor

as Commercial Director

as Limo Driver

as Executive No. 1

as Executive No. 2

as Executive No. 3

as Ad Executive

as Executive's Wife

as Doorman at party

as Cab Driver

as Bridge Cop

as 1876 Doorman
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Critic Reviews for Kate & Leopold

All Critics (127) | Top Critics (32)

A time-travel romantic comedy whose best elements -- Meg Ryan and Hugh Jackman -- overcome distracting plot holes, loose threads and assorted contrivances to make for a mostly charming and diverting tale.

Full Review… | September 26, 2008
Variety
Top Critic

Ironically, what jeopardises the transaction is Ryan.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

It's rare to come across a time travel tale as listless as this one.

Full Review… | April 25, 2012
Creative Loafing

Some nice moments but overall not a total success.

Full Review… | December 24, 2010
Common Sense Media

Surprisingly effective romantic comedy with Hugh Jackman at his most charming and Meg Ryan proving yet again why she has become the watermark against which all other female romantic leads are compared.

Full Review… | December 27, 2007
Big Picture Big Sound

Despite a promising premise, Jackman's Golden Globe-nominated performance remains the only tangible reason to see this movie.

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for Kate & Leopold

This movie is all kinds of weird, but I love it for that reason. Time travel and love stories have never been so eloquently put together like this. Hugh Jackman dominates the screen as Leopold, becoming the epitome of an English Gentleman who loves his good butter and tea. Meg Ryan also does a great job at making the humor work so well. It's almost like a British interpretation of Back To the Future, only with a lot of Margarine bashing.

ythelastman89
Conner Rainwater

Super Reviewer

Kate and Leopold made me think what would it be like, when something similar would happen to me. lol.
A fun Movie.

ScoopOnline
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

for a rom-com/sci-fi, pretty lame.

TomBowler
Thomas Bowler

Super Reviewer

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