75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
More often than not, it's fun.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A Knight's Tale, will either repel you or win you over. It won me over.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
With its cheerful hailstorm of anachronisms and classic-rock soundtrack, there's nothing medieval about it.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It's a reminder of the days before films got so cynical and unrelentingly violent. A Knight's Tale is whimsical, silly and romantic.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A Knight's Tale wasn't made for people like me. It was made for the kids of summer.
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a dumb summer movie done with smarts.
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63

Chicago Tribune

There's much to love about this "Rocky" on horseback, and those laughable blemishes just fold into jokes that Helgeland likely intends audiences to laugh at.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A bewildering but never boring yarn.
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58

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Laddish, one joke, genre scrambling rock & roll fairy tale.
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
From the moment he trudges through the woods in his scratched and smudged birthday suit, Paul Bettany as a saucy Geoffrey Chaucer takes command.
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54 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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