The Whole Wide World
The Whole Wide World (1996)

A touching and unusual love story, The Whole Wide World was based on a memoir by Novalyne Price Ellis, in which she recalled her brief romance with Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan the Barbarian and one of the finest and most prolific… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: December 1, 1996
DVD Release Date: July 29, 2003
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Critic Score: 76% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

I felt like I was watching two different movies.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

"well-acted and moving"

Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

Invest some patience and you'll be richly rewarded with rolling frontier vistas, butterscotch sunsets and a sweet, melancholy romance that will sneak up on you and grab your heart.

Carlo Cavagna

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

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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.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% 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.