Aug 1, 2019
Claudette Colbert is Egypt's queen and doesn't take it too seriously.
Mar 13, 2019
It is to Mr. de Mille's credit that he never staggers beneath his burden of accessories. He keeps his film moving with a tumultuous energy which is its strongest point.
Jan 10, 2018
The result is nutty, inimitable and, if you get into the spirit of the thing, irresistible.
Apr 9, 2009
... DeMille's lavish but stilted film... is all production value and no style.
Mar 9, 2008
Despite many incongruous elements, like treating the text as soap opera and the dialogue as gossip, this is one of DeMille's most enjoyable films, superior to Mankiewicz 1963 version, in large part due to Claudette Colbert's sexy interpretation.
Nov 1, 2004
DeMille at his most DeMille.
Sep 12, 2004
It's fun to watch -- no, it's stunning to watch, because of all the money that DeMille and company threw at the screen.
Feb 23, 2004
Dec 15, 2002
Jul 30, 2002
Typical overblown DeMille "historical" spectacle.
Jan 1, 2000
The master showman Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra (1934) is a modernistic 1930s costume spectacle that reshapes the Cleopatra story