Beat the Devil Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 23, 2009

It looks like it's going to be a riot, but turns out almost laugh free.

Full Review | Original Score: C+
Phil Hall
Film Threat
January 11, 2008

An all-star home movie.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 15, 2005

Perhaps the oddest film Humphrey Bogart ever made.

Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
September 27, 2002

You have to wonder what Capote and John Huston were thinking in trying to make a satire that didn't have any actual jokes.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic
February 13, 2001

If Beat the Devil puzzled audiences on its first release, it has charmed them since.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
Top Critic
January 1, 2000

he film ranges from the diffident to the grotesque, with Huston selecting his lenses to make the performers look as freakish as possible.

Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
January 30, 2006

| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 4, 2005

| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 16, 2005

| Original Score: 3/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
May 17, 2004

| Original Score: 5/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
September 19, 2003

| Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
PopcornQ
May 8, 2003

| Original Score: 4/5

Variety
Top Critic
March 26, 2009


New York Times
Top Critic
August 8, 2006


Time Out
Top Critic
January 26, 2006


Film4
May 24, 2003

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