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76% The Congress Aug 29

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34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
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66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
19% Into The Storm $3.8M

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73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
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82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
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The Sting Reviews

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John Ferguson
Radio Times

The sting itself is as audacious as it is elaborate, but the real pleasure comes from the chemistry between the two leads, the lovingly created 1930s settings and Marvin Hamlisch's inspired reworking of Scott Joplin's music.

Full Review Source: Radio Times

February 12, 2014
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

A perfectly calibrated machine designed to be as entertaining as possible in as many ways as possible.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

March 3, 2013
Nathan Ditum
Total Film

A masterfully smooth grift that's built on golden-age savvy but never feels like a rose-tinted throwback.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 5/5

February 20, 2013
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a brilliant piece of moviemaking that is extremely watchable and completely enjoyable, even almost 40 years after it was made

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 5/5

August 14, 2012
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A great pick for repeat viewings.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 4/4

June 14, 2012
Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media

Smart, stylish caper -- but not for kids.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2011
Jay Cocks
TIME Magazine
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Newman and Redford pass a few facial expressions between them and try to cool each other out. If there ever was much of a script, it can be said to have gone to waste.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 1, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Overrated, overlong and unconvincing formulaic comedy caper that relies heavily on star power.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

March 18, 2008

The Sting still holds up as a beautifully constructed piece of mainstream entertainment with two stars burning brightly and staying on the right side of smug.

Full Review Source: Film4

February 19, 2008
A.D. Murphy
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Extremely handsome production values and a great supporting cast round out the virtues.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 19, 2008
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

The camaraderie between the two principal actors is almost as appealing as it was in Butch Cassidy.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 9/10

February 15, 2007

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Vastly overrated.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 13, 2006
Don Druker
Chicago Reader
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Top-notch entertainment.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 13, 2006
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A sly heist-style caper the joyously relives the Roaring Twenties

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 13, 2006
Emanuel Levy

this Depression-era comedy cashes in on the individual charm of Paul Newman and Robert Redford and the strong chemistry between them, also evident in Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B

July 25, 2006
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The film ends up relying on different chapter headings to explain what's going on, but it's all very professional, with fine attention to period detail.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Still fairly entertaining, though its tricky twists have been co-opted by many subsequent films, and there's no getting around the fact that [it's] way too long.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

November 17, 2005
Christopher Null

It's one of cinema's most beloved heist movies, and for good reason.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 10, 2005
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The film is so good-natured, so obviously aware of everything it's up to, even its own picturesque frauds, that I opt to go along with it.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 9, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The movie has a nice, light-fingered style to it.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 23, 2004
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