Thief Reviews

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March 26, 2009
A slick Chicago crime-drama with a well-developed sense of pathos running throughout.
January 26, 2006
A philosophical thriller filled with modernist cool.
October 23, 2004
It's one of those films where you feel the authority right away: This movie knows its characters, knows its story, and knows exactly how it wants to tell us about them.
August 30, 2004
Mr. Mann may well become a very good theatrical film maker but, among other things, he's going to have to learn how to edit himself, to resist the temptation to allow dialogue that is colorful to turn, all of a sudden, into deep, abiding purple.
July 9, 2017
...a deliberately-paced character study that's peppered with heist-like elements...
June 3, 2015
Thief wears its genre as a badge of honour from the very first scene.
April 18, 2014
Caan delivers what might be the best performance of his career.
April 2, 2014
Ground zero for Michael Mann--his origin story...
February 12, 2014
James Caan gives a standout performance, investing in Frank a sense of determination that runs contrary to the fatalistic drive of the narrative.
February 6, 2014
[Michael] Mann has a talent for making cops into Cops, crooks into Crooks, and heroes into Heroes, for telling stories where stark types of the kind found in noir or crime fiction are transformed into legends.
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