By Michael Sauter
Updated June 23, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Anna and the King

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A fourth film version of the Anna/King of Siam story wasn’t an intrinsically bad idea. But this one, Anna and the King, foolishly digresses from the usual romantic culture clash, adding some bloody border-war violence, an absurdly action-packed Anna-saves-the-kingdom climax, and a dopey end-credits love theme that must have Rodgers and Hammerstein spinning in their graves. But it’s still an opulent eyeful — even after being formatted to fit your TV. C

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Anna and the King

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  • Movie
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  • PG-13
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  • 150 minutes
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