All The King's Men

"Excellent"

All The King's Men Review


Broderick Crawford is no Orson Welles, but this meditation on the underbelly of American politics is at least in the same league as Citizen Kane. Also a Best Picture winner, the film traces the rise of populist local hero Willie Stark, as he moves through the American political machine like a juggernaut, chewing up anything in his way. His compatriots (a newsman turned publicist, various lovelies and heavies) stick by him as Stark becomes corrupted en route to the top. The direction by Robert Rossen (The Hustler) isn't inspired, but he does get the job done with reasonable aplomb.


All The King's Men

Facts and Figures

Run time: 128 mins

In Theaters: Friday 22nd September 2006

Box Office Worldwide: $9.5M

Budget: $55M

Production compaines: Columbia Pictures Corporation, Relativity Media, Phoenix Pictures, VIP 4 Medienfonds, Rising Star

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

IMDB: 6.2 / 10

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Starring: as Willie Stark, as Jack Burden, as Anne Stanton, as Tiny Duffy, as Sadie Burke, as Adam Stanton, as Judge Irwin, as Mrs. Burden, as Roderick "Sugar Boy" Ellis, Travis Champagne as Tom Stark, Connor Fox as Tennis Boy, Montgomery John as Adam Stanton, Age 11

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