The King and I

The King and I

"The All New Animated Family Spectacular Adapted From The Musical By Rodgers And Hammerstein"
  • G
  • 1999
  • 1 hr 26 min
  • 4.5  (3,691)
  • 29

The King and I is an animated movie from 1999. The film is based loosely on the Margaret Landon novel Anna and the King of Siam. It also uses elements from The King and I Broadway musical. The story follows a young woman, originally from England, who travels to Siam to become the King’s royal schoolteacher in 1862. When the Englishwoman arrives in Siam she realizes that things are very different than what she is used to. The King of Siam and the Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens, disagree on the way that things should be done in the royal academy that Anna Leonowens is teaching at. Eventually Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam find that they can work around their disagreements and problems and they end up getting along well. The film is filled with sing-a-long type songs. The songs fit the spot in the story and often have the characters in the story dancing together. The soundtrack of the film was praised by critics and fans. The animated characters in the film are voiced by well accomplished and fairly well-known actors and actresses. The film is directed by Richard Rich who has done over eighty animated titles. The film received mainly negative views from critics and took the number six spot at the box office opening week. The film is an animated musical, and is geared towards a younger audience. Many of director Richard Rich’s films are for a young audience. Richard Rich’s films often try to teach a moral or positive message while still being entertaining. The message in The King and I is that people from different places think differently, but that we can all learn to be friends. The message comes off strong through the use of the songs in the film.

The King and I
King And I, The (Animated)
King And I, The (Animated)

Trailer - 1 min 35 sec

The King And I
The King And I

Trailer - 1 min 36 sec

Description
The King and I is an animated movie from 1999. The film is based loosely on the Margaret Landon novel Anna and the King of Siam. It also uses elements from The King and I Broadway musical. The story follows a young woman, originally from England, who travels to Siam to become the King’s royal schoolteacher in 1862. When the Englishwoman arrives in Siam she realizes that things are very different than what she is used to. The King of Siam and the Englishwoman, Anna Leonowens, disagree on the way that things should be done in the royal academy that Anna Leonowens is teaching at. Eventually Anna Leonowens and the King of Siam find that they can work around their disagreements and problems and they end up getting along well. The film is filled with sing-a-long type songs. The songs fit the spot in the story and often have the characters in the story dancing together. The soundtrack of the film was praised by critics and fans.

The animated characters in the film are voiced by well accomplished and fairly well-known actors and actresses. The film is directed by Richard Rich who has done over eighty animated titles. The film received mainly negative views from critics and took the number six spot at the box office opening week.

The film is an animated musical, and is geared towards a younger audience. Many of director Richard Rich’s films are for a young audience. Richard Rich’s films often try to teach a moral or positive message while still being entertaining. The message in The King and I is that people from different places think differently, but that we can all learn to be friends. The message comes off strong through the use of the songs in the film.

The King and I is a 1999 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 26 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.5 and a MetaScore of 29.

The King and I is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Amazon Prime, Hulu, Apple TV+, Sling, Starz, Amazon and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The King and I for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1999
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 26 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    4.5  (3,691)
  • Metascore
    29