King of the Hill - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

King of the Hill Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
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Hollywood Reporter
April 24, 2008
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The film does a lovely job of juxtaposing the sharp contrasts in Aaron's life, and in marveling at the fact that he survives as buoyantly as he does.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
| Original Score: 3/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A remarkable odyssey about a resilient young hero who uses both his imagination and his sense of reality to survive.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
With the kind of material you'd never dream of associating with him, Soderbergh has made his best film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It's his best work by far.
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Richard Harrington
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The slow-paced King of the Hill is a feel-good fable in which it's difficult to work up any worry over a boy with clearly unsinkable spirits.
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Entertainment Weekly
September 1, 1993
Full Review | Original Score: A