Joe the King - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Joe the King Reviews

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Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
July 12, 2016
Coming-of-age movie with mature themes, lots of profanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 21, 2014
Even with warts and all, "Joe the King" is a very worthwhile drama.
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 5, 2005
An uncompromising but wonderful film that reinforces the saying 'Never judge a person until you've walked in their shoes.'
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
December 5, 2004
A very tough, very real film, anchored by the memorable work of the two leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 24, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
September 19, 2002
An excellent piece of entertainment. The cast is undeniably brilliant.
| Original Score: 4/5
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
a deeply sad picture of mistreated youth, told with considerable skill, and blessedly shorn of sentimentality
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Diane Selkirk
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 72/100

National Post
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/4
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Reel.com
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 5, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
June 6, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck Walton
Hollywood.com
September 8, 2009
Top Critic
Dennis Harvey
Variety
March 26, 2009
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Top Critic

Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
Top Critic

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Movieline
January 9, 2002

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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