King of Texas
King of Texas (2002)

Shakespeare's tragedy +King Lear is transplanted to 19th century Texas in this made-for-cable drama. Patrick Stewart stars as John Lear, the wealthiest and most powerful rancher in the territory. Failing in body and mind, Lear decides… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 2, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Branagan
Apollo Guide

Fine enough fare for Shakespeare junkies who aren't too hard core about their history.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Juicy with familial betrayal, horse thievery, land grabbing, and illicit smooching...

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Arthur Lazere

Does not attain the catharsis of the great tragedy it uses as its model, but manages to deliver only melodrama.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
A bit boring. Didn't hold my attention all the way, but it was alright to watch.