The King and I Reviews

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February 10, 2012
Typically overproduced.
March 26, 2009
All the ingredients that made Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I a memorable stage experience have been faithfully transferred to the screen.
February 9, 2006
Over-long but visually spectacular.
May 20, 2003
If you don't...see [The King and I], believe us, you'll be missing a grand and moving thing.
February 10, 2012
Starring Yul Brynner in the part he seemed born to play, this is a fine if slightly stage-bound example of the 1950s Hollywood musical spectacular.
June 9, 2011
A beautiful film with a score I didn't much care for.
December 18, 2010
A boisterous, big-costumed classic musical.
January 29, 2009
Walter Lang's screen version is too theatrical but the score by Rodgers and Hammerstein is glorious and the acting by Yul Brynner in his most iconic role and Deborah Kerr is superb, overcoming Marnie Nixon's colorless voice.
November 7, 2008
February 27, 2007
A chronicle of colonialism that poses itself as an easy-to-dismiss artifact, yet reveals itself to be an enduring statement about why people can't get along.
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