The Man in the Iron Mask Reviews

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October 30, 2019
As aging musketeers, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich, Gérard Depardieu and Gabriel Byrne-each sporting a different accent-all look faintly embarrassed, like serious actors stuck performing at a kids' birthday party.
April 23, 2019
It's an irresistible story, but the movie suffers from clunky dialogue and a barrage of mismatched performances that represent just about every school of acting known to man.
October 20, 2018
[There's] just too much great stuff here for this version of the Dumas story to be summarily dismissed.
January 9, 2018
To these nonteen ears and eyes, the kid is no more real in either guise than his phony flowing locks. And the romantic scenes fizzle next to Titanic's steamy roll in a Rolls.
September 7, 2011
June 11, 2010
The Man in the Iron Mask needed more of a jaunty twinkle, more wolfish grins, less thinking and more doing.
March 30, 2009
Leonardo DiCaprio times two. What more could you want? Perhaps more thrilling swash and buckle.
October 30, 2006
January 27, 2005
...this version of The Man in the Iron Mask owes more to Star Wars than Star Wars owes to Dumas.
April 21, 2004
June 6, 2003
Though a fine actor, DiCaprio is no Errol Flynn. With his choirboy face and chess-club physique, he is scarcely fit to play swashbuckling hero or villain.
May 14, 2003
February 8, 2003
August 21, 2002
Reveals how important it is in middle age to keep one's spiritual ideals alive and shining.
August 13, 2002
July 27, 2002
A laughably flimsy remake of a frequently told adventure.
May 31, 2002
Para sorte de Randall Wallace, o material com que ele trabalhava era bom demais para ser estragado. Alexandre Dumas salvou o filme.
Top Critic
April 12, 2002
December 27, 2001
One big advantage this film has -- now brace yourselves -- some of the actors actually speak with French accents!
July 31, 2001
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