The Leading Man Reviews

April 17, 2018
Maybe I'm just a sucker for backstage stories about theater people as well as for Thandie Newton, but this English picture kept me absorbed, happy, and occasionally amused despite its dubious details.
March 26, 2009
On the evidence of this and "Moonlight and Valentino," Bon Jovi could have a screen future if he continues to make the right choices.
February 9, 2006
This is watchable, but old hat.
February 14, 2001
A handsome, polished effort, "The Leading Man" is a sly, traditional-style delight.
January 1, 2000
Like the characters' imminent theatre - there's a pervading sense of unreality which makes full connection with the movie rather difficult.
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, the delicate chemistry of success eludes "The Leading Man," which is watchable without being gripping.
January 1, 2000
Begins as a backstage story about the London theater world, and then a little Hitchcockian intrigue edges into the frame.
January 1, 2000
March 6, 1998