The Man in the Iron Mask
The Man in the Iron Mask (1998)

Randall Wallace's visually sensational, alternately corny and brooding version of the Alexander Dumas legend features the Three (Old) Musketeers, a tormented D'Artagnan, and a set of man-boy twins, with Leonardo DiCaprio as both… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: March 13, 1998
DVD Release Date: August 11, 1998
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The Man in the Iron Mask needed more of a jaunty twinkle, more wolfish grins, less thinking and more doing.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Though a fine actor, DiCaprio is no Errol Flynn. With his choirboy face and chess-club physique, he is scarcely fit to play swashbuckling hero or villain.

Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

Para sorte de Randall Wallace, o material com que ele trabalhava era bom demais para ser estragado. Alexandre Dumas salvou o filme.

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Michael Dequina

Leonardo DiCaprio times two. What more could you want? Perhaps more thrilling swash and buckle.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Reveals how important it is in middle age to keep one's spiritual ideals alive and shining.

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Widgett Walls

One big advantage this film has -- now brace yourselves -- some of the actors actually speak with French accents!

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...this version of The Man in the Iron Mask owes more to Star Wars than Star Wars owes to Dumas.

Scott Weinberg

A laughably flimsy remake of a frequently told adventure.

Harry Haun
Film Journal International

Alongside previous men in the iron mask, the '98 contender doesn't amount to much.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Candy Rose
I love period dramas with a great cast. King Louis XIV of France is a cruel ruler, who oppresses his people and is a womaniser. He has a secret twin brother… More
Jennifer D
At first I wasn't quite convinced by Leo's acting, I played it off by his youth and the fact that he did this after being directed by Cameron. James… More
<b>The Man in the Iron Mask</b> is a tale of a the Musketeers who must reunite to capture the evil King Louis XIV and replace him with his much… More
Manu Gino
Great Movie! I'm trying to watch every Leonardo DiCaprio movie there ever is and this was great also, he's such a great actor and in this movie he… More
jay nixon
While DiCaprio can be a fine actor and an arresting presence, that is not the case here. He is completely miscast, his nasally voice grating and at the point in… More
Mike S
When a movie starts off with Gérard Depardieu breaking wind, it doesn't bode well for the quality of the script. I mean, it's not exactly what… More