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All the King's Men Reviews

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December 12, 2006
Today, its realism seems bland, its moralizing forced.
February 20, 2015
It is one of the most vital and honest films to come out of Hollywood in a long time.
February 20, 2015
Its political commentary is certainly blunt, but it's also a dynamic character drama full of excellent acting.
January 28, 2014
A blistering and still powerful political drama that deservedly won the best picture Oscar, with the best actor award going to gruff Broderick Crawford in the performance of a lifetime as Willie Stark.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 21, 2006
Not only has this movie stood the test of time, but its content is as uncomfortable and relevant today as it was the day the film premiered.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 9, 2010
Details the rise and fall of a Southern politician
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 19, 2013
A poisonous political process from our not-so-distant past dominates Robert Rossen's classic film about the rise of a Southern demagogue.
September 24, 2006
Stark is a work of art; a walking id whose momentum surges like the adrenaline that busts through his veins as he delivers his fist-pumping speeches.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 12, 2002
The acting is way over-the-top, however, Broderick Crawford is great!
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 17, 2007
While [Crawford's] full-bodied performance still holds up nearly six decades later, the rest of Robert Rossen's Best Picture winner has lost a good deal of its fierce luster.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
July 27, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2007
A fine adaptation of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer novel.
February 23, 2005
It features one of the great performances in movie history.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 19, 2008
It is a film that vividly impresses, with dramatic sureness the chicanery of politics as have been practiced in the past and may crop up again.
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
January 1, 2000
Goodness me, this movie could not have been more prophetic had Nostradamus himself written it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
September 25, 2006
It's inspired by the career of populist Louisiana governor (1928-32) and Democratic U.S. Senator (1932-35) Huey Long.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 31, 2006
Broderick Crawford gives an outstanding performance as the corrupt politician Willie Stark.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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