The Fountainhead
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Fountainhead is by turns exciting, handsome, astoundingly awkward, fully committed, untowardly relentless, very strange, and a little creepy in its compulsive watchability."
‑ Nick Davis, Nick's Flick Picks
"It remains one of the strangest and most florid pictures of its time, possibly of all time. It's also immensely enjoyable and startlingly steamy... a stylish, fascinating curio."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Enjoyable as camp rather than as a manual for living, or even good filmmaking."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
"Seldom has symbolism been so leaden."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"King Vidor's melodrama about individualism and creativity works better as cinema than as literature (it's based on Rand's novel)."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Irresistibly campy Ayn Rand adaptation."
‑ Carol Cling, Las Vegas Review-Journal
"Potboiler of potboilers."
‑ Nell Minow, Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
"It's the kind of dazzling film, shot in a fascinating German Expressionist style, that veers from being silly to being provocative."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Soap opera at its finest...and glossy as a skyscraper. Coop and Neal sizzle."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Fairly good version of the book, brilliantly stylized"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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