• All the Queen's Men (2001)

All the Queen's Men

Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: November 18th, 2003

PG-13 |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

During World War II, the Germans are in possession of a machine called the "Enigma" that transmits and encodes confidential data. American intelligence agent O'Rourke (Matt LeBlanc), along with British agents Johnno (David Birkin) and Archie (James Cosmo), is recruited to procure the device for the Allied powers. There's one problem: The machine is hidden in a Berlin factory where only women work. With the aid of drag queen Tony (Eddie Izzard), the agents break in dressed as women.

Cast: Matt LeBlanc, Eddie Izzard, James Cosmo, Nicolette Krebitz, Udo Kier, David Birkin, Oliver Korittke, Karl Markovics

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky

Genres: Comedy

Keywords: Rivalry, Soldier, Engaging, Amusing, 1940s, Suspenseful, Car, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Loren KingChicago Tribune

    The British intelligence operation at Bletchley Park that cracked the Enigma code is truly the stuff of great drama. But that story doesn't offer Matt LeBlanc in a wig and heels. show more

  • 75
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    What we have here isn't a disaster, exactly, but a very handsomely produced let-down. show more

  • 25
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    A perfectly good idea for a comedy, but it just plain doesn't work. It's dead in the water. I can imagine it working well in a different time, with a different cast, in black and white instead of color--but I can't imagine it working like this. show more

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