"Xena: Warrior Princess" 1995

Critics score:
61 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Loren King, Chicago Tribune: The Princess and the Warrior is an unpredictable, mythic tale about haunted outcasts that is both dazzling and disquieting. Read more

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Chris Vognar, Dallas Morning News: An inquisitive, aggressively stylistic film, sympathetic to its characters and eager to take risks. Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times: Despite its storytelling skill and shimmering visual polish, The Princess and the Warrior is a curiously dispassionate film. Read more

John Hartl, Seattle Times: The movie ultimately comes across as processed cheese. Read more

Janice Page, Boston Globe: Read more

Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times: A heady yet disciplined work, a dazzling fable of love, destiny and redemption. Read more

Eric Harrison, Houston Chronicle: This is a love story, but it isn't one you've ever seen before. Read more

Steven Rosen, Denver Post: Formalistically elegant and meticulous, yet ultimately unengaging. Read more

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly: Every person's behavior, Tykwer demonstrates with a flourish, is ultimately a matter of chance. Read more

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Gene Seymour, Newsday: Princess and the Warrior is a botch, but it's the kind of bad movie that can only happen to a good-and potentially great-filmmaker. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Has one of the most thought-provoking and intelligent scripts of any movie I have seen in recent months. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: What's special about the film is at a deeper level, down where [Tykwer] engages with the souls of his characters. Read more

Stephanie Zacharek, Salon.com: Pops with energy. Read more

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle: It's dreary and self-indulgent but has its crystalline moments. Read more

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Mike Clark, USA Today: Crawl, Lola, crawl. Read more

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Desson Thomson, Washington Post: You don't have any idea what's going to happen next. Read more