King Arthur Synopsis
Arthur (Clive Owen) and his knights embark on a rescue mission.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
An engrossing, highly intelligent reimagining of the legend of Arthur.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Not a bad movie, although it could have been better. It isn't flat-out silly like "Troy," its actors look at home as their characters, and...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In a movie like this one, a little madness is its own Holy Grail.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
King Arthur does to this legend what "Troy" did to Homer, with one important difference: It's a better movie.
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63

USA Today

By Mike Clark
For better or worse, but surely satisfying novelty needs, Jerry Bruckheimer's King Arthur is set much earlier than usual and against the...
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50

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Strains credulity at every turn.
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50

New York Daily News

This version has action, yes, but the love triangle among Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot is diluted, and there's nothing exuberant about a...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
This glum and grandiose new King Arthur has little to do with the Camelot monarch we've come to know through books and film.
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Bleak, remarkably turgid, tediously violent, devoid of drama, deprived of magic, stripped of romance and, except for one of the oddest...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In King Arthur, everything goes wrong. The film combines the plodding sincerity of a Ph.D. dissertation with the brains of a high-concept...
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Rated PG-13 | For intense battle sequences, a scene of sensuality and some language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ Entertaining, but ultimately forgettable.
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