The Prince of Tides Reviews

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April 5, 2020
Barbra Streisand critics like to harp on her narcissism, but there's no questioning her overwhelming generosity on this project. The movie completely belongs to Nick Nolte, who delivers a career-best performance.
July 24, 2018
The main problem with Prince of Tides, however, is not the acting or the direction, but the source material... it reeks of bad novel.
February 3, 2012
Directed with loving care by Barbra Streisand, this adaptation of the best-seller also boasts a serious flaw: Streisand herself.
February 3, 2012
Graced with fine performances and commendably biting off more than it can ever hope to chew, The Prince Of Tides is a rare slice of romantic moviemaking for all those grown-ups feeling ignored since Kramer Vs. Kramer last rattled their value systems.
February 3, 2012
Self-indulgent, soap opera nonsense.
February 3, 2012
The results may seem overripe and dated in spots, but she coaxes a fine performance out of Nolte, and the other actors (herself included) acquit themselves honorably.
October 18, 2008
A deeply moving exploration of the tangled emotions of a dysfunctional Southern family, this lovingly crafted (though unevenly scripted) film of Pat Conroy's novel centers on Nick Nolte's performance of a lifetime.
March 28, 2008
As director, Streisand shows compassion for Pat Controy's Southern Gothic novel, and the film works better as a study of troubled childhood and male menopause than as romance between psychiatrist (poorly played by Streisand) and Nick Nolte as her patient
March 1, 2008
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June 24, 2006
They do make 'em like it any more.
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August 30, 2004
The Prince of Tides marks Ms. Streisand's triumphantly good job of locating that story's salient elements and making them come alive on the screen.
July 9, 2004
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August 27, 2003
Pretty good romantic soap...except for Streisand's talons.
June 26, 2003
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