The Chosen - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Chosen Reviews

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July 21, 2003
| Original Score: 0/5
February 9, 2006
A worthy but irretrievably dull homily.
January 30, 2002
Based on Chaim Potok's best-selling novel, this film is filled with colorful details of Hassidic lifestyle and has strong performances by Rod Steiger and Maximilian Schell.
September 27, 2012
An engaging family drama religious film that explores the ideological differences between two teenage Jewish friends.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 7, 2009
It shouldered its way into the popular consciousness, perhaps with a few concessions and a straining dramatic license, but nonetheless it remains a thoughtful, provocative engagement of legitimate issues relating to Judaism, the ancient, ever evolving rel
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 28, 2008
A dedicated team of faithful adapters created a wonderfully rich movie version of the book in 1981, and the emotion and intellectual depths of the story resonate through the decades.
August 30, 2004
Certainly, this is a gently evocative movie, with its glimpses of a strict and self-contained culture, and its memories of a time gone by.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 25, 2012
Based on Potok's book, this well acted fammily drama set in Brooklyn after WWII, centers on the friendship between two Jewish boys who beong to different ideological factions
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 24, 2003
This little-seen movie deserves a wider audience.
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