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Variety

By Joe Leydon
Blessed with abundant production values and a minimum of campy excess, One Night With the King is a surprisingly satisfying attempt to...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Produced by the son of Trinity Broadcasting Network founder Paul Crouch, this historical epic offers a solid two hours of spectacle and...
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40

L.A. Weekly

By Scott Foundas
Those viewers who found anti-Semitism lurking under every stone in The Passion of the Christ may rejoice in this celebration of Jewish...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
The performances are all solid, although the screenplay frequently bogs down with the complexity of palace intrigues and plots that could...
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40

Los Angeles Times

There's not much joy in One Night With the King, a lavish but listless retelling of the biblical story of Esther.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Fails to find the genuine drama in its story of love and intrigue.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
This preposterous adaptation of the Book of Esther is recommended viewing only for those impressed that it comes endorsed by the American...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The cinematography and sets look great, but the script is a bummer. It's overlong, overwrought and overblown.
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sooo awesome

By jadorerocks1
i loved it so much i bought it on tape...