Tristan & Isolde Synopsis
English orphan Tristan meets and falls passionately in love with Irish princess Isolde.
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Premiere

Tristan & Isolde isn't a ground-breaking film in any way, but even though the story is familiar and even if you don't like romances, good...
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There's something beautiful about a well-made tragic love story. It may not be as uplifting as one with a happy ending, but it's more...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
By removing elements of magic and operatic excess from the story, the brothers Scott focus on what is, underneath, a story as tragic (and...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Working with an explanatory script by Dean Georgaris, Reynolds is much more confident in scenes of realistic battle, or even muddy...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Franco, the hollow-cheeked, pouty-lipped actor best known as Spider-Man's nemesis Harry Osborn, plays Tristan like a biker boy with a...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
James Franco is a gorgeous, smoldering lover in Tristan & Isolde, but you can't help being reminded of Ben Stiller's "Zoolander" character.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
A feeble medieval epic with a lackluster romance at its center.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's that rare movie that had me wishing I was at the opera.
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38

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Franco can be exhilarating in movies -- tremulous, unhinged, a little wild. Here his jaw never stops quivering and his eyes stay welled up,...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Everything connected with the lovers, who are the point of the movie, is either ordinary or unwittingly funny, and the laughs come early.
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By jwaddle_18
This movie is one of the greatest love/action films that i have seen in many years. Simiply Great...Wonderful...Powerful...A Must See Film....

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Rated PG-13 | For intense battle sequences and some sexuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 13+ The legend of young love going wrong, again.
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