All the King's Men - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

All the King's Men Reviews

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Kate Cameron
New York Daily News
February 20, 2015
It is one of the most vital and honest films to come out of Hollywood in a long time.
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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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.
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William Brogdon
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.
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Tom Milne
Time Out
August 16, 2007
A fine adaptation of Robert Penn Warren's Pulitzer novel.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
December 12, 2006
Today, its realism seems bland, its moralizing forced.
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James Berardinelli
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
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Mr. Rossen has assembled in this starkly unprettified film a piece of pictorial journalism that is remarkable for its brilliant parts.