• Small Time Crooks (2000)

Small Time Crooks

Release Date: May 19th, 2000

DVD Release Date: December 19th, 2000

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Woody Allen wrote, directed and stars in this romantic comedy that follows the misadventures of an ex-con dishwasher and his manicurist wife. Their get-rich-quick scheme to rob a bank leaves them rolling in dough... but not the kind they had in mind. Allen and award-winning comedic actress Tracey Ullman are paired as the husband and wife team who take a bite out of crime.

Cast: Woody Allen, Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Jon Lovitz, Elaine May, Michael Rapaport, Carolyn Saxon, Tony Darrow

Director: Woody Allen

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Sweetland Films

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Underdog, Love, Hilarious, Wife, Melodramatic, Creative, 2000s, Amusing

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Edward GuthmannSan Francisco Chronicle

    A delicious comedy that starts out promisingly as a pleasant gag comedy but then turns unexpectedly into a bright social satire. show more

  • 54
    Kevin MaynardMr. Showbiz

    Only Elaine May shines, in a weird and wonderful turn. Her loopy character has such a struck-by-lightning demeanor that she's always delightfully off in her own comic orbit even in the tritest of scenes. show more

  • 100
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Sunnier and sillier than most of Allen's recent work, makes its belly laughs heartwarming. It's a most winning movie about losers. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy