The Man in the Iron Mask (1939) Synopsis
Musketeers (Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich) try to displace Louis XIV.
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70

The A.V. Club

A mish-mash of accents (buffoonish Depardieu's French, somber Irons' British, and DiCaprio and Malkovich carrying the same voices they use...
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70

Variety

By Todd McCarthy
An unusually sober and serious-minded telling of Alexandre Dumas' classic tale, this handsome costumer is routinely made and comes up...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Wallace, unfortunately, writes lazy, anachronistic dialogue, and the picture is abysmally shot (by Peter Suschitzky), with a prosaic,...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The result is the kind of picture you can sit through quite contentedly, the cinematic equivalent of an innocuous seatmate on an airplane...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I could see how, with a rewrite and a better focus, this could have been a film of "Braveheart'' quality instead of basically just a...
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63

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The problem with this movie is that Wallace has attempted to squeeze a 500-page book into a 130-minute motion picture, something that can't...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Viewers expecting rip-roaring, chandelier- swinging swordplay adventure are likely to be disappointed by the measured tone and portentous...
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Barbara Shulgasser
Leonardo DiCaprio? Excuse me, Leonardo DiCaprio? I know he makes teenaged girls cry, but, I mean, Leonardo DiCaprio?
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
This new chronicle of the adventures of the king's musketeers, as directed by Braveheart scribe Randall Wallace, suffers from a severe case...
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
This dopey swashbuckler offers little action but lashings of DiCaprio's soft, hairless flesh.
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Rated PG-13