The Third Man Reviews

Ian Jane
DVDTalk.com
September 15, 2010

Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Noller
Slant Magazine
December 16, 2008

An already near-essential DVD release of an essential noir, updated for the high-def age.

Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008


Film Threat
June 26, 2007

Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Eric Melin
Scene-Stealers.com
June 15, 2007

...a model of shrewd plotting and subtle characterization. The dead soul of an amoral man stands in for a cynical attitude that spread like a plague after World War II.

Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
June 9, 2007

one of the most influential films in Western cinema, its shadow ultimately looming larger than any one of its individual collaborators

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeff Wilson
digitallyOBSESSED.com
May 23, 2007

Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online
May 19, 2007

... one of the most beloved of movies of all time, a crisp, clever, witty, yet serious international thriller, with a dramatic ambiguity and a satirical edge.

John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 19, 2007

It isn't hard to see why so many people love the film; it has the right stars, setting, mystery, atmosphere, humor, and music to set it apart.

Full Review | Original Score: 10/10

Empire Magazine
September 23, 2006

This will haunt you.

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

Dvdrama
June 24, 2006

Brigitte Barbarin
Espace DVD
June 24, 2006


DVD Beaver
March 7, 2005

Anthony Clarke
DVD.net.au
December 14, 2003


DVD Review.net
June 19, 2003

Tom Blain
JackassCritics.com
February 5, 2003

Full Review | Original Score: 10/10

Cinescape
October 5, 2002

Glenn Martin Erickson
DVD Savant
September 9, 2002

Matt Brighton
DVD Authority.com
March 11, 2002

Almar Haflidason
BBC.com
January 15, 2002

Carol Reed's The Third Man is a must-see drama/thriller

Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

AV Club
Top Critic
October 30, 2001


DVDnett.no
February 13, 2001

| Original Score: 6/7

DVD Review e-zine
January 1, 2000


dvdmg.com
January 1, 2000

Matthew Millheiser
DVD Angle
January 1, 2000


Digital Bits
January 1, 2000

Pam Grady
Reel.com
January 1, 2000

one of the greatest film noirs of all time

| Original Score: 4/4
Stuart Galbraith
DVDTalk.com
September 3, 1949

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5

Empire Magazine
September 3, 1949

Full Review | Original Score: 5/5