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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A mesmerizing mood piece. show more

  • 100
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    A first-rate crime thriller and further proof that Soderbergh is one of our great contemporary film stylists. show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    One of those movies in which pacing, dialogue and the right actors enliven a familiar story. show more

  • 88
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    The pleasure of The Limey lies in watching what actors who have aged like fine wine can do in that world. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Stamp, whose ability to make Wilson simultaneously coarse and charismatic is irresistibly entertaining. show more

  • 67
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    It's such an accomplished, beguiling film in its details that you almost don't notice that the story is scattershot, arbitrary, and thin -- almost. show more

  • 100
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    Makes a term like neo-noir seem like a fatuous catch phrase. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Intoxicatingly well-crafted entertainment about hunting down your enemy. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    In its quiet and murderous way, it is like the delayed final act of an old movie about drugs, guns and revenge. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The violent story is standard "film noir" fare, but Soderbergh treats it with oomph and imagination. show more

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