The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Reviews

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January 20, 2009
Jovovich brings an intensity to the role well-matched to Besson's stylistic energy, though this comic-bookish take on Jeanne D'Arc won't be winning any historical-society awards. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 4, 2002
This unusual French interpretation of Joan of Arc sees her as a radical zealot like John Brown.
January 1, 2000
A great movie that doesn't know when to quit
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
If all history lessons were this stylish, elementary school would have been a better place.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Does not have the grandeur, the poetry, the range of Lawrence of Arabia but makes up for its shortcomings by being eminently user-friendly.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Besson gives intensely vivid battle sequences and haunting interior moments the same muscular certainty.
January 1, 2000
An entertaining, grand-scale historical drama.
January 1, 2000
Eye-filling, mostly very compelling and incorrigibly weird.
Read More | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
An intelligent film with intelligent ideas.
| Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
Thierry Arbogast's cinematography is extraordinary.
January 1, 2000
Marvelously shot.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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