The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond Reviews

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Top Critic
Richard Brody
New Yorker
July 13, 2015
A strange, cold, sordid movie about a strange, cold, sordid gangster.
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
September 16, 2011
Director Budd Boetticher and screenwriter Joseph Landon are as fast on their feet as their hoofer-turned-gangster protagonist; the efficiency and momentum of their storytelling should be models of inspiration for today's filmmakers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 11, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
April 7, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television
August 10, 2011
Strange and often grim gangster film, notable for some off-trail approaches.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
March 2, 2005
An unsentimental and inaccurate Warner Brothers action-packed biopic on ruthless twenties gangster Jack "Legs" Diamond.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006

Film4
May 24, 2003
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