King of Kings 1961

Critics score:
85 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Let us say the spirit is hinted but the projection of it is weak. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: This quirky 'Scope biblical spectacular is a lot more thoughtful and interesting than most. Read more

TIME Magazine: Director Nicholas Ray makes few positive contributions. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: This is one of the most interesting screen versions of the Gospels. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: Director Nicholas Ray has brooded long and wisely upon the meaning of his meanings, has planted plenty of symbols along the path, yet avoided the banalities of religious calendar art. Read more