American Broadcasting Company (ABC) | Release Date: December 17, 1999 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 32 Critics
Positive:
11
Mixed:
21
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Cutting through the epic gesturings of Andy Tennant's direction, he (Yun-Fat Chow) provides reason enough to return one last time to this otherwise weary romance
60
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Focuses on everything and nothing like a grown-up Disney phenom, making it a great family movie enjoyable for everyone.
59
Despite good performances and moments of spectacle, it seems to go on longer than the Cultural Revolution.
50
Chow Yun-Fat is the only reason to see Anna and the King -- the only thing you'll remember from this lavish, tastefully dull movie.
50
Leaves an unpleasant aftertaste: viewers will find that a musical can indeed help the medicine go down
50
The movie is something of a white elephant itself, a luxuriant, lumbering behemoth. It is pleasant, occasionally amusing - and often dull.