Kansas City Kansan - Rotten Tomatoes

Kansas City Kansan

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Rating
Title/Year
Author
1
78%

"Smooth crime caper flick with Connery ."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
2
75%

Taps (1981)

"Contrived military school drama; down with the establishment!"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
3
92%

Dark Passage (1947)

"Moody noir semi-classic with Bogie and Bacall."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
4
94%

"Director Frank Capra's perennial plum."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
5
No Score Yet

Fancy Pants (1950)

"Silly Bob Hope/Lucille Ball comedy with slapstick moments."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
6
100%

"Staggering story, outstanding acting, particularly Loren."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
7
29%

Death Wish II (1982)

"An unnecessary sequel, the first of too many."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
8
31%

Beethoven (1992)

"Overbearing (actually overdogging) family comedy."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
9
89%

"True Disney classic animation with great score."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
10
64%

"Funny, vulgar Eddie Murphy--his best to date."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
11
53%

"Downer story does match its book source, for the most part. Great cast."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
12
50%

"Not up to the original version, but it has its moments."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
13
60%

"Playful fisticuffs + John Wayne + gorgeous Hawaiian location = fun John Ford."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
14
73%

Cry-Baby (1990)

"Tears for fears? Nah, it's Johnny Depp's. When will this Waters gem be adapted for Broadway?"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
15
79%

"The plants are marchin'! Hero Keel then overwaters them."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
16
96%

Pumping Iron (2003)

"Durable documentary starring future Gov. Arnold."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
17
100%

"Streisand shines in otherwise dull musical."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
18
83%

Bugsy Malone (1976)

"One of a kind, totally clever gangster parody with music and kids."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
19
22%

"Japanese horror junk featuring American actors."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
20
16%

Encino Man (1992)

"Dumb, dumb, dumb. Did someone say Pauly Shore?"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
21
80%

"Clever political comedy that assumed cult status."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
22
89%

"Relentless, gripping lost in desert vehicle."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
23
100%

Holiday Inn (1942)

"Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire. Want more? Stir in the first singing of Irving Berlin's 'White Christmas' and 'Happy Holidays.'"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
24
54%

"Exasperating--should be called 'Down-n-Outers.'"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
25
91%

"Inventive, even romantic Woody Allen."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
26
41%

"Enough sequels, please!"

Posted Oct 25, 2004
27
92%

"Classic of its adventure genre--colorful, exciting."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
28
78%

Frantic (1988)

"A frantic Harrison Ford we get throughout this Polanski work."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
29
63%

"Calling it sophomoric is a compliment."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
30
89%

"Upon its release over 20 years ago, everyone realized THIS is a modern classic holiday film."

Posted Oct 25, 2004
31
84%

"Most agree that Alastair Sim's 1951 spin as Scrooge is the best, and truest to the novel."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
32
36%

"So-so 1961 Disney take with Annette Funicello, Tommy Sands, and Ed Wynn."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
33
100%

"Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy made this definitive, charming version of 'Babes in Toyland' in 1934."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
34
No Score Yet

"Colorful family adventure based on Twain's classic"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
35
91%

"Near classic Alan Bates vehicle"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
36
19%

Thunderbirds (2004)

"A glossy, live action adventure yarn based on the 1960's British puppet TV series."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
37
69%

"Corny, loud, splashy, but it has Merman and solid cast"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
38
14%

"Egad, and it's poorly dubbed too"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
39
26%

Hudson Hawk (1991)

"Double-barreled misfire"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
40
39%

"Not as funny as the first, but has its moments"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
41
83%

"Great cast and director in intellectual plot"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
42
81%

"Sure the original 1962 version with Sinatra was better, but still this Jonathon Demme take is pretty chilling."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
43
14%

"Unnecessary sequel to a forgettable film"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
44
58%

I, Robot (2004)

"Based on Isaac Asimov's short story collection and directed by Alex Proyas, who did much better with 'Dark City' and 'The Crow.'"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
45
67%

"Start engraving that Oscar for Jeff Bridges."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
46
9%

Catwoman (2004)

"Tries to be funny, tries to be S&M. Directed by a guy called Pitof. Me-owwww!"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
47
21%

"Actually better than expected with slash and jab special effects."

Posted Oct 24, 2004
48
80%

"Nudie classic by Russ Meyer barely exposes anything"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
49
92%

Pale Rider (1985)

"One of Eastwood's best oaters"

Posted Oct 24, 2004
50
17%

K-911 (1999)

"Slobber can be funny; sentimental dog 'n' man story"

Posted Oct 24, 2004

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