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The cruel King Louis XIV of France has a secret twin brother who he keeps imprisoned. Can the twin be substituted for the real king?

Director: Randall Wallace
Writers: Alexandre Dumas père (novels) (as Alexandre Dumas) , Randall Wallace (screenplay)
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jeremy Irons, John Malkovich

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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. Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina (TheMovieReport.com) Leonardo DiCaprio times two. What more could you want? Perhaps more thrilling swash and buckle. Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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. Full Review | Original Score: C
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. Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
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. Full Review
Scott Weinberg (eFilmCritic.com) A laughably flimsy remake of a frequently told adventure. | Original Score: 1/5
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. Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Widgett Walls (Needcoffee.com) One big advantage this film has — now brace yourselves — some of the actors actually speak with French accents! Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Harry Haun (Film Journal International) Alongside previous men in the iron mask, the ’98 contender doesn’t amount to much. Full Review
Steve Rhodes (Internet Reviews) Unless you have a thing for DiCaprio, you’re better off renting any of the other adaptations. Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
James Kendrick (Q Network Film Desk) a well-made adventure film that doesn’t have much adventure Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Rob Gonsalves (eFilmCritic.com) Verges on unconscious parody. Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Andrew Howe (Film Written Magazine) Features acting which is beyond reproach. Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Owen Gleiberman (Entertainment Weekly) Full Review | Original Score: B-
Garth Franklin (Dark Horizons) Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Dragan Antulov (rec.arts.movies.reviews) Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
Jeanne Aufmuth (Palo Alto Weekly) | Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen (Film Quips Online) Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Rob Vaux (Flipside Movie Emporium) | Original Score: 3/5
(Globe and Mail) Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Rob Blackwelder (SPLICEDWire) Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
David Keyes (Cinemaphile.org) Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
(USA Today) | Original Score: 2.5/4
Marc Savlov (Austin Chronicle) Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Susan Stark (Detroit News) Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jay Carr (Boston Globe) | Original Score: 2.5/4
Madeleine Williams (Cinematter) Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jack Garner (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle) Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Elspeth Haughton (Apollo Guide) Full Review | Original Score: 60/100
Nell Minow (Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies) | Original Score: 2/5
Roger Ebert (Chicago Sun-Times) Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
James Berardinelli (ReelViews) Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Robert Roten (Laramie Movie Scope) Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Bob Bloom (rec.arts.movies.reviews) Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Renshaw (rec.arts.movies.reviews) Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
(Entertainment Weekly) Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Peter Stack (San Francisco Chronicle) Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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