Columbia Pictures | Release Date: May 11, 2001 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Mixed or average reviews based on 36 Critics
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Writer-director Brian Helgeland has created a medieval romp with A Knight's Tale, a joyous entertainment that defies characterization. [11 May 2001, p.10]
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In every way but one, A Knight's Tale is a bouncy pop song of a movie, the snappy/happy kind that puts a grin on your face and a tap to your toe, shifting the heart into high and the mind into neutral. [11 May 2001]
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A Knight's Tale wasn't made for people like me. It was made for the kids of summer.
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A bewildering but never boring yarn.
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A Knight's Tale succeeds as light entertainment if not as historical record. [11 May 2001, p.F1]
40
Maybe you have to be 14 to find all of this terribly clever.
25
A Middle Ages "Rocky" that spares no cliche in its unduly long, 2 1/4 hours.