Anna and the King - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Anna and the King Reviews

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January 23, 2003
... the pacing of the film is slow enough to make the typical Merchant-Ivory production feel like a Nine Inch Nails video
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Foster, I believe, sees right through this material and out the other side, and doesn't believe in a bit of it.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Like too many movies, this one cannot bear to end quietly and gracefully.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 23, 2007
Handsome and well-appointed ... but still one of the most boring films in recent memory.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A misstep for the gifted Ms. Foster.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Serve as a slap in the face.
January 1, 2000
Lush, beautifully shot, but quite draggy.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Nothing special, nothing particularly heartwarming.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King is eye-filling but brain-numbing.
January 1, 2000
In his big bid for Hollywood stardom, Chow lacks what gave him star power to begin with: an intensely masculine soul of fire and ice.
January 1, 2000
So unbelievably bloated that staring at Don King's hair is likely to have a more plausible payoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It's great to look at, but the unforgiving precision doesn't allow the images to advance the story or tell you details about characters or situations.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
It's big, expensive and soulless.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King is scenic overkill, a travelogue in place of a witty and absorbing movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Disappointing.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King needs something to make it compelling, and a few songs certainly wouldn't hurt.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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