The Silver Chalice
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 13%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Like the Thomas B. Costain book, the picture is overdrawn and sometimes tedious, but producer-director Victor Saville still manages to instill interest in what's going on, and even hits a feeling of excitement occasionally."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"...the movie attempts to make a grand splash. Unhappily, the splash is more like a belly flop."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"Paul Newman's most despised movie (by himself especially) is pretty bad."
‑ Steve Crum,
"Though it is lavish and sweeping in execution, The Silver Chalice, for all of its august and religious aspects, is not an imposing offering."
‑ A.H. Weiler, New York Times
"Admittedly dull, overlong and kitschy, the film was dismissed as embarrassing debut for Paul Newman, yet a closer look shows the attributes that would make him a mega-star."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Dreadful epic noteworthy mainly for being Newman's feature debut."
‑ , Film4
"The pic is so bad, you can hear the dogs barking."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A tedious religious epic that wasted the talents of many."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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