Cromwell (1970)

Cromwell has one of the most cockeyed points of view of any historical epic ever made. The audience is supposed to be pulling for 17th-century Protestant leader Oliver Cromwell, who out of religious fervency declares civil war against the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: October 26, 1970
DVD Release Date: October 7, 2003
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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

An impressive cast of Brit thespians yelling dialogue in that declamatory manner that clues you in on the fact that this is important stuff.

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xGary Xx
Crowmell tells the story of the man who was the driving force behind the English civil war and the father of English democracy. Oliver Cromwell is played with… More
David Sayers
Caught this at the weekend. One of those big historical films that Britain used to make. Harris is excellent and really gets his teeth into the role. Great to… More
Walter M.
Aided by a very good cast, "Cromwell" is a lavish if mostly simplistic spectacle about the conflict between Parliament led by Oliver Cromwell(Richard… More
Marcus Woolcott
A great film made greater by the two leads.