El Cid - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

El Cid Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
January 31, 2012
Starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren at their prime, Anthony Mann's grand historical epic is still much admired by viewers and directors.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
April 29, 2008
Charleton Heston is the perfect mythic conflicted hero.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
January 28, 2008
To say that El Cid is the most intelligent of the elephantine epics of the early '60s is to damn it with faint praise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 17, 2008
Not many filmmakers could make the transition to epic filmmaking with all their signature touches intact; Anthony Mann more or less succeeds.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 12, 2007
entertaining epic
| Original Score: 3/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
July 29, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 10, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
June 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 5, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic

Time Out
January 26, 2006
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
September 12, 2005

Film4
May 24, 2003
Louis Black
Austin Chronicle
March 10, 2003
Top Critic
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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