Beat the Devil Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
January 30, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 15, 2005
Perhaps the oddest film Humphrey Bogart ever made.
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
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 13, 2001
If Beat the Devil puzzled audiences on its first release, it has charmed them since.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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
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
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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.
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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New York Times
August 8, 2006
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Time Out
January 26, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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