The Polka King (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Polka King (2017)




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Based on the story told in the 2009 documentary of the same name, The Man who Would be Polka King follows the exploits of Jan Lewan, a Pennsylvania polka star who is accused of setting up a Ponzi scheme which takes advantage of the residents of a small town. Jack Black stars as Lewan.


Critic Reviews for The Polka King

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (3)

[Forbes] proves she can orchestrate unique, massive comedy, especially when working with such an excellent cast.

January 26, 2017 | Full Review…

An ingratiating comedy based on an improbable true story.

January 23, 2017 | Full Review…

Inspires some sympathy for its protagonist but not enough to carry the film.

January 23, 2017 | Full Review…

Maya Forbes and Wallace Wolodarsky... love their protagonist just a bit too much.

February 10, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

A frisky and energetic comedy with a snappy, screwball spirit, which isn't exactly a given, considering the subject matter:

January 30, 2017 | Full Review…

A modestly ambitious film that wants only to entertain

January 27, 2017 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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