King of the Gypsies
King of the Gypsies (1978)

Not surprisingly, this fascinating dissection of Gypsy life in America was vilified by several ethnic special-interest groups, who'd previously delivered their mimeoed missives to novelist Peter Maas, on whose book the film was based.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 20, 1978
DVD Release Date: June 3, 2008
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marina Hirsch
Berkeley Barb

It's the kind of movie where the blood spatters out in big slowmotion gobs when the bad guy gets his. It's also a relief when the credits finally roll by.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice

King of the Gypsies is a fine wedding of craft and creativity.

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Nicholas Bell
IONCINEMA.com

A noteworthy scrapbook of the cinematic period.

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Larry Vitacco
Philadelphia Gay News

Eric Roberts' debut performance is impressive.

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
An all-star cast for a boring drama, which fails to bring an interesting subject to life. This movie could have been good, I could tell, but something was… More