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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 88%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"... DeMille's lavish but stilted film... is all production value and no style."
‑ Sean Axmaker, Parallax View
"It's fun to watch -- no, it's stunning to watch, because of all the money that DeMille and company threw at the screen."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Despite many incongruous elements, like treating the text as soap opera and the dialogue as gossip, this is one of DeMille's most enjoyable films, superior to Mankiewicz 1963 version, in large part due to Claudette Colbert's sexy interpretation."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Typical overblown DeMille "historical" spectacle."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"DeMille at his most DeMille."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"The master showman Cecil B. DeMille's Cleopatra (1934) is a modernistic 1930s costume spectacle that reshapes the Cleopatra story"
‑ Tim Dirks, Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
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