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The Court Jester Reviews

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March 24, 2014
It's as much horseplay as swordplay and, altogether, a witty delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 16, 2013
Rightly regarded as one of the peaks of Kaye's career.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 28, 2011
Costumed swashbucklers undergo a happy spoofing in The Court Jester with Danny Kaye heading the fun-poking.
January 28, 2011
A flawlessly executed, beautifully designed genre parody.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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January 28, 2011
In The Court Jester, Funnyman Kaye takes all the laughs he needs, but he takes them when they do not stop the show.
January 28, 2011
A cracking jest, wonderfully enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 28, 2011
Some accomplished slapstick, but nothing special.
December 28, 2010
Terrific family fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 11, 2009
With most comedies that were still reveling in the world of Vaudeville despite three decades of separation, The Court Jester throws the kitchen sink at the audience.
March 23, 2008
The cleverly written plot is suitable for Kaye's talent.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 24, 2006
Whether it's really watchable depends on what you feel about the charmless Kaye, whose vehicle this is from start to finish.
March 25, 2006
It's good fun.
May 31, 2004
If Danny Kaye doesn't find you wishing you had a gun on you, this is one of his better efforts.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 2, 2004
See Errol Flynn in Robin Hood — and then see Kaye in Court Jester. The former is the ultimate swashbuckler; the latter the ultimate swashbuckler spoof.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
May 24, 2003
Comedy co-producers directors writers Frank and Panama gave Kaye his funniest role since The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
January 1, 2000
The film has a few classic moments.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
June 11, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 14, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
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