The Entertainer Reviews

January 11, 2020
This kind of purposeful acting is something encouragingly new on the British screen; and the cinema cannot be allowed to imagine it can continue to do without it.
October 31, 2019
Customers who expect all British films to be either sunny or funny will get a nasty jolt, but Olivier's Archie Rice is a brilliant exploit.
June 7, 2011
Laurence Olivier gives one of his most riveting, Oscar-nominated performances in this bleak drama about a selfish, aging, pathological vaudevillian.
October 25, 2007
August 14, 2007
One of Olivier's best roles; overall production A+.
July 21, 2005
January 28, 2005
A stagebound tragi-comedy that remains limp despite Sir Laurence Olivier's powerful performance.
May 29, 2003
Olivier is terrific in this engrossingly sad depiction of a fading music hall performer.
November 3, 2002
Olivier is marvelous. A winner.
July 26, 2002