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Based on 31 Reviews
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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    With Newman, the movie emerges as a lively character piece with flashes of humor and grace. show more

  • 50
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    A forced, implausible flick that loses its energy as it tries to gain momentum. show more

  • 63
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Easygoing and easy to take, the movie isn't much. show more

  • 50
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Leaves you in no doubt of where the talent is in what would otherwise be a throwaway picture. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The film makers are so anxious to please their audience that they turn the last act into a preposterous cat-and-mouse game that nullifies the integrity of the story. show more

  • 52
    Mr. Showbiz

    Hazards nothing to speak of and asks chiefly to be congratulated for its modesty. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A preposterous plot, but it's not about a plot, it's about acting. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    The Coen brothers might have done something inspired with this, but director Kanievska... turns out a more modestly entertaining little low-budget movie. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    The film never drags, but one of the enjoyable things about it is its way of taking its time letting us get to know and savor the characters. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Baltimore Sun

    It's just another modest, unsurprising little heist flick. So why is it so much fun? Newman. show more

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