55 Days at Peking
55 Days at Peking (1963)

Samuel Bronston produced this extravagant blockbuster, shot in Super Technirama 70. Nominally directed by Nicholas Ray (who makes a brief appearance as the U.S. ambassador), Ray was taken off the film and replaced by the more pliable… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 28, 2001
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Jack Hildyard's photography is excellent, particularly in getting on the big screen the savage attack scenes which take up the major part of the picture.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

hough ponderous, the film yields plenty of thrills.

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Time Out

A magnificent failure.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Lively but overlong adventure picture.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Nicholas Ray's last commercial film and second blockbuster for Samuel Bronston (after King of Kings) effectively ended his career as a Hollywood director, and the unwieldiness of this spectacular... helps in part to explain why.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

A jingoistic cartoon.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
A excellent old school movie with Charlton Heston in it, The US Calivery has been sent to China, excellent story line.. Woth 5 stars, short reviews trying to… More