Paramount Classics | Release Date: June 14, 2002 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Mixed or average reviews based on 28 Critic Reviews
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Engaging, witty and touching film, one that defies categories to become a romantic comedy, historical biopic and philosophical rumination, all in one.
80
In tampering with history, these storytellers present to us a rare and wonderful case of enlightenment beyond the accepted truth.
75
In a hilarious bit of actorly sleight-of-hand, Holm (who is not new to the role of Napoleon, having it played it twice before) slips effortlessly from emperor to impostor.