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Colors Reviews

March 26, 2009
Colors is a solidly crafted depiction of some current big-city horrors and succeeds largely because of the Robert Duvall-Sean Penn teaming as frontline cops. They're terrific together as members of the gang crime division of the LAPD.
June 24, 2006
Never as eccentric as The Last Movie or Out of the Blue, Colors nevertheless makes most other cop movies look formulary by comparison.
May 20, 2003
Though its story has the makings of standard stuff, and is sometimes sketchily told, nothing about 'Colors is ordinary.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2000
It's an exhilarating sparring match between Duvall's workmanlike fine-tuning and Penn's raw energy.
January 1, 2000
There's great pleasure in watching these two actors work. And Hopper, a great actor himself, knows what they need to thrive.
January 1, 2000
Colors is a special movie -- not just a police thriller, but a movie that has researched gangs and given some thought to what it wants to say about them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 15, 1988
Read More | Original Score: 2/4