In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale
In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (2006)

Uwe Boll's fantasy adventure film In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale stars Jason Statham as Farmer, a simple man from the Kingdom of Ehb whose goal as the story begins is to care for his family. However, when the power-hungry… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 4% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Featuring mostly wooden performances, laughable dialogue, and shoddy production values, In the Name of the King fulfills all expectations of an Uwe Boll film.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

The director, Uwe Boll, remains committed to long, dull, mediocre action films. His tenacity is a virtue.

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Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times

Uwe Boll isn't the worst director in the world, but In the Name of the King might be more enjoyable if he were.

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JoBlo
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Don't waste your time.

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James Berardinelli
ReelViews

If this isn't Boll's best effort to date, it's better than his usual output. If he can continue to improve, his name may no longer be synonymous with a punch line.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

Boll has been compared to Ed Wood, but there's nothing personal about his ineptitude; he's just a deal-maker completing a transaction. Save perhaps for his fan club of ironists, movies like In The Name Of The King could only make a ledger happy.

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Dave White
Movies.com

Will any other movie ever be as amazing as this one?

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Laura Kern
New York Times

Like actors in an amateur stage play, the large, mostly all-star -- or has-been star -- cast of In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale look, rather dazedly, to be playing dress-up.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The film never achieves a suitable level of camp that would make it at least unintentional fun. It also is terminally boring at its 127-minute running time, making one supremely grateful that a half-hour has been cut for this U.S. release.

Sandie Angulo Chen
Common Sense Media

LOTR copycat is so bad it's good -- for laughs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 22% Flixster User Reviews
John Manard
Tons of stars means I will give this 2 stars. Thats it. This movie was so bad for what it was . . . just a shame.
Mike S
Uwe Boll attempts to make his very own Lord of the Rings and the results are hilarious. I mean, I've seen some bad writing in my life, but this movie has… More
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Alex roy
It's like a shittier version of Lord Of The Rings without the homosexual innuendos.
Phil Hubbs
This is a terrible film all the way, God knows how they got such a good cast. It rips off so many good, bad and old fantasy films and not in a good way either,… More
danny d
do you ever have those sunday afternoons when youre laying on the couch for a little nap, but you dont actually fall asleep, your just resting, and you just… More

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