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The Grifters Reviews

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

[VIDEO] Although the movie recalls films by the Coen Brothers or the Dahl Brothers, "The Grifters" retains its source material's voice in a thoroughly original way. Here's a neo-noir you can never see too many times.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A

September 13, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

September 7, 2011

Film4

A darkly cynical and uncompromising gem.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

November 6, 2009
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Best to savor The Grifters for its handsome design -- the picture looks as clean as a Hockney landscape -- and its juicy performances.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

November 6, 2009
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Clever writing and fine cast make this tale of thieves among us fun to watch.

| Original Score: 4/5

March 22, 2008
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

British helmer Frears makes auspicious American debut with this light, speedy, perfectly executed noir, based on Jim Thompson's novel, boasting three terrific performances; one of the best films of the year

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

July 22, 2007
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

February 25, 2007
Stephen Garrett
Time Out
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Donald Westlake's excellent screenplay does some justice to the starkness of Jim Thompson's novel; and Frears' direction never fails to grab the attention.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

[A] quirky, absorbing adaptation of Jim Thompson's pulp novel.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 26, 2006
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review

| Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2005
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online

Intriguing neo-noir.

| Original Score: 4/5

October 7, 2005
Clint Morris
Film Threat

| Original Score: 3/5

May 6, 2005
Eric Melin
Lawrence.com

| Original Score: 5/5

January 30, 2005
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

| Original Score: 5/5

September 10, 2004
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

| Original Score: 5/5

May 26, 2004
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

| Original Score: 4/5

March 9, 2004
Spence D.
IGN Movies

| Original Score: 4/5

February 10, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Well done, but finally airless modern noir.

| Original Score: 3/5

January 29, 2004

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Donald Westlake's screenplay has the right combination of vivid characters, mordant wit and avaricious savagery which distinguishes the best noir.

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

July 30, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The Grifters is so good that one leaves the theater on a spellbound high.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 20, 2003
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