Anna and the King - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Anna and the King Reviews

September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Top Critic
March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
Director Andy Tennant has outdone himself.
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King is nothing but old-fashioned but it's old-fashioned in a glorious way.
January 1, 2000
It is pleasant, occasionally amusing -- and often dull.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King is eye-filling but brain-numbing.
January 1, 2000
What it really lacks is dramatic juice.
January 1, 2000
Nothing special, nothing particularly heartwarming.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
The problem with Anna and the King is that it's caught halfway between then and now.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Like too many movies, this one cannot bear to end quietly and gracefully.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Close, but no cigar.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
This may be the best and healthiest date movie of the season.
January 1, 2000
Holds its own against the beloved 1956 musical The King and I.
January 1, 2000
Disappointing.
January 1, 2000
A winning performance by Chow Yun-Fat!
January 1, 2000
Extremely sentimental and old-fashioned family entertainment that offers some gratifying diversion to non-discriminating viewers.
January 1, 2000
Lush, beautifully shot, but quite draggy.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Serve as a slap in the face.
January 1, 2000
Tennant seems genuinely unsure what mood he's striving for here.
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
Anna and the King satisfies in grand style.
January 1, 2000
Anna and the King starts off better than it ends up.
January 1, 2000
What's missing, however, is the one element that would have made it work -- credible, developing romantic tension between Anna and the king.
January 1, 2000
Generally interesting and sometimes emotionally affecting.
January 1, 2000
The new movie offers old-fashioned kinds of pleasures.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
A misstep for the gifted Ms. Foster.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
A richly satisfying mix of history, drama and romance.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4