My Kingdom
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A powerful dynasty, headed by a charismatic, manipulative father, falls when he decides to hand over his criminal empire to his three corrupt and power-hungry daughters. Kath runs a brothel down by the docks, Tracy owns a soccer team and Jo, a former junkie--and prostitute--rejects her inheritance, pitting sisters Kath and Tracy against each other.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 35%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Richard Harris is at his weariest, battle-scarred best..."
‑ Derek Elley, Variety
"Gaunt, silver-haired and leonine, [Harris] brings a tragic dimension and savage full-bodied wit and cunning to the aging Sandeman."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"Leading man Harris and director Boyd are still capable of invigorating British cinema with style and flair."
‑ Ali Catterall, Film4
"We spend so much time trying desperately to get everything straight in our minds that the raw punch of the material passes us by."
‑ Rich Cline, Film Threat
"Watching Harris ham it up while physically and emotionally disintegrating over the course of the movie has a certain poignancy in light of his recent death, but Boyd's film offers little else of consequence."
‑ Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Daily News
"Neither an effective gangland thriller nor an achieved elegy for a lord undone."
‑ Wally Hammond, Time Out
"A baffling subplot involving smuggling drugs inside Danish cows falls flat, and if you're going to alter the Bard's ending, you'd better have a good alternative."
‑ Dan Fienberg, L.A. Weekly
"A fun retelling of the Lear story, taking great liberties with the play's text that makes for a certain amount of suspense even for those intimately familiar with the original."
‑ Jason Gorber, Film Scouts
"Suffice it to say that Shakespeare's sudden and violent ending doesn't translate well into a British crime drama."
‑ Darrin Keene, Film Threat
"Without Shakespeare's eloquent language, the update is dreary and sluggish."
‑ Susan Green, Boxoffice Magazine
"Whereas last year's exemplary Sexy Beast seemed to revitalize the British gangster movie, this equally brutal outing merely sustains it."
‑ Mike Clark, USA Today
"Harris commands the screen, using his frailty to suggest the ravages of a life of corruption and ruthlessness."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"Would get no love were it not for Harris' powerful performance."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Harris's performance is one for the ages, but the others are also up to his mark."
‑ Tony Medley, tonymedley.com
"The cast reigns supreme, especially Harris, whose regal presence as the aging emperor of gangland grounds the story even as it suffers from narrative overload."
‑ , E! Online
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