King of the Jungle - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

King of the Jungle Reviews

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2001
[Seymour's] story demands a larger meaning, a sense of the poetic, than mere heart-tugging can provide, but Rosenfeld cannot provide it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Gene Seymour
November 9, 2001
A hard, vibrant surface can't quite cover the mossy, skimpy center of this story.
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
November 9, 2001
One of those films that feel drunk on their own virtue.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
November 9, 2001
[Rosenfeld] finds a way to convey messiness that gives King an honest and particular heartbeat.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
November 6, 2001
Old-fashioned in good ways and bad.