The Fixer Reviews

August 11, 2020
In the face of Frankenheimer's beautiful intentions it is really awful to have to say that The Fixer is a high-minded, monotonous drone.
March 31, 2020
If [director] John Frankenheimer occasionally shows uncharacteristic signs of letting the story ride along as best it can, [Alan] Bates ensures that it never loses its force.
December 30, 2014
I came away admiring only the acting.
April 25, 2011
Alan Bates received an Oscar nomination (his only one) for this mediocre version of the famous novel.
June 15, 2006
Great Alan Bates starrer directed by Frankenheimer.
May 9, 2005
"The Fixer" is not equal to the dignity of the case is that the movie is such an unremittingly. unenlighteningly depressing experience.
October 23, 2004
What were needed were fewer self-conscious humanistic speeches, less articulate nobility, and more of the real experience.
August 22, 2003
January 1, 2000