The Thomas Crown Affair (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)



Critic Consensus: Sleek, stylish, and painlessly diverting, The Thomas Crown Affair is a remake of uncommon charm.

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Thomas Crown is a self-made billionaire who can buy anything he wants and is irresistible to women. But there are some things that money can't buy. Thomas Crown has run out of challenges. When an alarm sounds at a world class museum and someone walks out with a priceless Monet, Crown is the last person the New York police suspect. But one person suspects him: Catherine Banning, the brilliant female investigator hired to retrieve the painting no matter what it takes. Catherine loves the chase as much as he does and she's on to his game. Crown has found his challenge. Two can play, but only one can win.more
Rating: R (for some sexuality and language)
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Leslie Dixon, Kurt Wimmer
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 4, 2000
MGM/UA - Official Site


Rene Russo
as Catherine Banning
Pierce Brosnan
as Thomas Crown
Denis Leary
as Det. Michael McCann
Faye Dunaway
as The Psychiatrist
Ben Gazzara
as Andrew Wallace
Frankie Faison
as Det. Paretti
Fritz Weaver
as John Reynolds
Mark Margolis
as Knutzhorn
Charles Keating
as Friedrich Golchan
Michael Lombard
as Bobby McKinley
Bill Ambrozy
as Proctor
Robert Novak
as Proctor
Joe Lamb
as Proctor
Mischa Hausserman
as Crown's Driver
John P. McCann
as Senior Detective
Gino Lucci
as Freight Truck Driver
George Christy
as Senior Museum Guard
Mike Danner
as Forklift Operator
James J. Archer
as J.J. the Security Gu...
John Elsen
as New York City Cop
Robert Spillane
as Crown Security Guard
Cynthia Darlow
as Crown's Secretary
Sherry Koftan
as Crown Employee
Jane DeNoble
as Crown Employee
Gene Bozzi
as Crown Employee
Ryan Hecht
as Crown Employee
Paul Simon
as Crown Employee
Tom Tammi
as Businessman
Mark Zeisler
as Bulldog
Dan Southern
as Crown Executive
James Yaegashi
as Crown Executive
Ira Wheeler
as Old Man
John A. MacKay
as Company Lawyer
Colleen Hamm
as Schoolgirl
Timothy Wheeler
as Museum Security Tech
John Thrall Bush
as Museum Security Guar...
Dominic Marcus
as Museum Security Guar...
Robert Stephenon
as Museum Security Guar...
David Toney
as Museum Security Guar...
Phillip Douglas
as Museum Security Guar...
Jeffrey Dreisbach
as Junior Proctor
R.J. Remo
as Smoking Kid
Caleb Archer
as Smoking Kid
Randy Phillips
as National Arts Club G...
Gloria Barnes
as National Arts Club G...
Mimi Weddell
as National Arts Club G...
Pat Friedlander
as National Arts Club G...
Gary L. Catus
as National Arts Club G...
Jeremy Nagel
as Crown's Caddie
John C. Havens
as Museum Operating Tec...
Annie Rose Murray
as Woman Spectator
Bill Tatum
as Gentleman Yachtsman
Teddy Coluca
as Detective in Restaur...
Michael Charles
as Detective in Restaur...
Orlando Carafa
as Cipriani Waiter
Ben Epps
as Male Associate
Kim D. Cannon
as Cleaning Man
John Seidman
as Lab Technician
Yusef Bulos
as Second Jeweler
Ray Virta
as Detective-Museum
Thomas Michael Sulli...
as Museum Special Polic...
J. Paul Boehmer
as Museum Detective
Tony Cucci
as Watching Cop
Paul Geoffrey
as Another Cop
R. E. Rodgers
as Uniform Cop
Thomas Richard Bloom
as Crown Imposter
Kim Craven
as Ticket Agent
Marion McCorry
as Stewardess
Sean Haberle
as Ramp Manager
Mikel Sarah Lambert
as Wealthy Woman
Angelo Fraboni
as Featured Dancer
Melanie LaPatin
as Featured Dancer
Jodi Melnick
as Featured Dancer
Tony Meredith
as Featured Dancer
Michael Terrace
as Featured Dancer
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Critic Reviews for The Thomas Crown Affair

All Critics (100) | Top Critics (26)

First rate popular entertainment.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The Thomas Crown Affair is the perfect defence for why films could and should be remade for new generations.

Full Review… | January 18, 2015
2UE That Movie Show

Hhandsome Pierce Brosnan and elegant Rene Russo look fabulous here, but they fail to ignite an exciting on-screen chemistry.

Full Review… | June 26, 2011
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A fine remake for older teens and adults.

Full Review… | December 29, 2010
Common Sense Media

In 1999, was there a more suave man on the planet than Pierce Brosnan?

Full Review… | August 25, 2010
Three Movie Buffs

This movie is basically a no-brainer, but has some intrigue and a healthy dose of seduction.

Full Review… | May 26, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for The Thomas Crown Affair


The fantasy indulged here is the dream of being smarter than everyone else in the room. Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo are our uber-surrogates in this regard, bound for bed by virtue of their singular I.Q.'s alone (but they look mah-velous, dah-link!). Everyone else in the cast simply watches from the sidelines jealously. This filmic tango dances around about art and art heists but actually never wavers from its primary conceit. Fun, guilty pleasure.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


This striking, style remake succeeds on its own merits, very average. Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo are perfectly suited to these characters; dueling titans who must appear icily superficial and above common worldly concerns.
The heist seems in both are superbly conceived and well filmed, with just the right amount of tension about the problems arising. Good stuff.

Dean McKenna

Super Reviewer

I thought this was a pretty decent light hearted, sexy, crime thriller. More of a heist film to be honest. it's fun seeing how they did it, if the cops can figure it out and if he can get away with it. Strong cast and a well put together film overall.

Dean King

Super Reviewer

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