The Whole Wide World
The Whole Wide World (1996)

This is a true love story of the largely platonic three-year romance between a prim Texas school teacher and the misanthropic, half-crazy writer of sword and sorcery stories, Robert E. Howard. Beginning in 1933 and done in a low key… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

It adroitly conveys author Robert E. Howard's slow disconnect from the world, and the effect that had on those around him.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"well-acted and moving"

Carlo Cavagna

Robert E. Howard himself may have been a more interesting character than any of his fantastic creations

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Nicely done bio-drama based on the book written by Novalyn Price Ellis. It's about time we witnessed a woman making a decision about a man via her head,… More
John Ballantine
Not a bad picture. This is back in the days when Renee Zellweger was tolerable. Period pictures don't stay with me for the most part however and that is my… More
Anthony Valletta
Great performances from D'Onofrio and Zellweger.