The King and I

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29

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 20
  2. Negative: 9 out of 20
  1. Chicago Tribune
    Reviewed by: John Petrakis
    63
    The animation itself is just OK. And the reworked script, despite some funny one-liners, is pretty much there just to pull the story along to its inevitable conclusion. [19 March 1999, Friday, p. A]
  2. Animated version of the Rogers & Hammerstein musical.
  3. Shabby, nondescript hack job.
  4. Reviewed by: Robert Koehler
    30
    Broadway musical purists will shudder in horror, but parents will be whistling a happy tune that there's at least one acceptable pic out there for their kids.
  5. An animated King and I? Now there's torture, especially in this wretched, lurid, absurd concoction which seems to have been conceived to annoy adults and bore children.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 1 out of 2

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