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Kansas City

HD   R Closed Captioning

Robert Altman

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About the Movie

In Kansas City during the Depression, a young man robs a gambler and is held hostage by a mysterious night club owner. In response, the man's wife kidnaps a socialite, whom she tries to trade for her husband.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews


  • Reviews Counted: 35
  • Fresh: 22
  • Rotten: 13
  • Average Rating: 5.9/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: [It] has its own brawling vitality. – Stephen Holden, New York Times, Jul 16, 2008

Fresh: Jennifer Jason Leigh and Miranda Richardson are synergetic perfection as social opposites thrown together for 24 hours in a 1934 hot town. – Mike Clark, USA Today, Jun 24, 2010

Fresh: It could never for an instant be mistaken for anything but a Robert Altman film, and that counts for a lot. – Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times, Feb 24, 2007

Rotten: Would someone throw a net over Jennifer Jason Leigh? She's at it again. – Edward Guthmann, San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 14, 2006

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Kansas City
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  • $14.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 1996

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