Overall Rank: 2595
Average Rating: 2.8/4
# of Ratings: 72
Theatrical Release Date: 06/29/1956
Genre: Adventure, Drama
MPAA Rating: G
Director: Walter Lang
Actors: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders, Rex Thompson
Plot: A musical based on the story of a widow who takes a job as governess to the king of Siam's children. -- Chris Kavan
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/01/2013
Not an effective musical. Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr) is a teacher who moves to Thailand and meets a n eccentric confident King Of Siam (Yul Brynner). Most of the humor were wonderful but the screenplay often redundant and irritating. Lacks character development for the background characters and history of the king's illness was not exposed. Yul Brynner was just exceptional here and wardrobe was gorgeous. Set pieces were elegant and pacing suffice. Has some timeless songs, themes of slavery, loyalty to a girl and power, King and I is a worthy watch for musical fans.
sapien - wrote on 05/18/2013
Everything about this movie was great... except the obvious racism.
Snoogans - wrote on 11/03/2011
Classic musical. Story and music are memorable.
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