• PG-13, 1 hr. 43 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Callie Khouri
    In Theaters:
    Jan 18, 2008 Wide
    On DVD:
    May 13, 2008
  • Overture Films


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Mad Money Reviews

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

A madcap heist movie with a delectable cast who realise that while money can't buy happiness, it sure as hell can buy everything else.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

November 21, 2008
Mike Goodridge
Screen International

Keaton, Latifah and Holmes have appealing chemistry, although it's not enough to sustain a too-long 104 minute running time.

Full Review Source: Screen International

October 18, 2008
Prairie Miller

If you're thinking that there's not much point in rooting for these ballsy babes all the way because in the end crime doesn't pay, think again, sorta. Because even after they're caught, the fun is really just beginning.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

May 16, 2008
Kam Williams

Provided you can get past its improbable premise, this madcap crime caper's trio of talented leading ladies manage to provide enough moments of mirth to make the rest of this raucous romp worthwhile.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze | Original Score: 2/4

May 16, 2008

[T]he gap between [Thelma & Louise] and Mad Money resembles the abyss that Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis drove into in Khouri's earlier hit.

Full Review Source: MSNBC | Original Score: 1/5

May 1, 2008
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Khouri parece ter deixado no passado qualquer interesse em criar personagens tridimensionais ou minimamente interessantes.

Full Review Source: Cinema em Cena | Original Score: 2/5

April 4, 2008
Jeff Bayer
Daily Herald (IL)

Comedy is difficult, but it seems like Mad Money didn't even try. It's very hard to find the jokes.

Full Review Source: Daily Herald (IL) | Original Score: 3/10

March 4, 2008
Tricia Olszewski
Let's Not Listen

Keaton and Latifah lend enough intelligence, wit, and charm to their characters that Mad Money often feels like an ovarian Ocean's Eleven.

Full Review Source: Let's Not Listen

February 29, 2008
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

'Mad Money' really isn't worth yours.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

February 24, 2008
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

den einai toso kaki oso tha se boleye gia na glitoseis ti moyrmoyra an brethei omofyli ton protagonistrion na se faei na to deite (prosferetai gia ypohoriseis diladi)

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 2/5

February 3, 2008
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

A few badly conceived scenes and misused actors cannot completely negate the positive message of this situation comedy. Diane Keaton deserves better, but lives to laugh another day.

| Original Score: 7/10

February 1, 2008
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

Just when I thought there was no way a movie like this could possibly show me anything new, Money goes and makes Ivan Boesky out of Annie Hall, paints redemption green, and paves the road to heaven with gold. Color me surprised.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 1, 2008
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

"Ocean's Eleven" if it were geared to the drones at the Oprah Winfrey book club...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed | Original Score: 2/5

February 1, 2008
Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

The latest vibrato performance of Diane Keaton's late career shame has her playing once-wealthy housewife Bridget Cardigan, whose twee name and dithering hysteria are equally insufferable.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

January 24, 2008
Kit Bowen

While being a serviceable, somewhat female-empowering bank-heist comedy, Mad Money doesn't do much else to distinguish itself.

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 2/4

January 24, 2008
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[W]orks... as bright, cheery, satisfying fantasy, if a mere trifle of a passing fancy. And it works, too, as a celebration of female don't-ignore-us indignation...

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

January 23, 2008
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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There's an old saying: 'I wrote you a long letter because I didn't have time to write a short one.' In the case of Mad Money, I'll write a short review because the movie won't sustain a long one. (It barely sustains itself.)

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

January 23, 2008
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Pretty much a painless exercise in mediocrity -- nothing more.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 23, 2008
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies

Save your money so you don't get mad that you spent it on this.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 0/5

January 22, 2008
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's better than I expected it to be.

January 22, 2008
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