By Troy Patterson
Updated July 09, 1999 at 04:00 AM EDT
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The King and I

type
  • Movie

Animating Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical about an English schoolteacher’s battle of wills with the king of Siam isn’t a bad idea, but grafting Disney-style elements like a conniving prime minister/sorcerer, a gang of cute animals, and loads of painful slapstick is. Older viewers will cringe at the unctuous treatment in The King and I, and kids will simply be bored. C-

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The King and I

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • G
director
  • Richard Rich

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