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All the King's Men Reviews

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November 17, 2004
Outstanding poltical commentary, rife with tension.
| Original Score: 4/5
April 11, 2004
Broderick Crawford is no Orson Welles, but this meditation on the underbelly of American politics is at least in the same league as Citizen Kane.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2003
Splendid portrait of political corruption. More timely than ever.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 20, 2003
Mr. Rossen has assembled in this starkly unprettified film a piece of pictorial journalism that is remarkable for its brilliant parts.
March 10, 2003
This political allegory adapted from Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is an on-target portrait of a backwoods populist (reminiscent of Huey Long) who becomes the electorate's messiah.
October 12, 2002
The acting is way over-the-top, however, Broderick Crawford is great!
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Goodness me, this movie could not have been more prophetic had Nostradamus himself written it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
Rossen's film chronicles this life of raw power with compelling scenes, and Crawford's performance is well-supported by the rest of the cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
All the King's Men (1949) is the fictionalized account of the rise and fall of a backwoods rebel - a story inspired by the rule
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
July 22, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
July 27, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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