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Mad Money Reviews

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Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
November 21, 2008
A madcap heist movie with a delectable cast who realise that while money can't buy happiness, it sure as hell can buy everything else.
Mike Goodridge
Screen International
October 18, 2008
Keaton, Latifah and Holmes have appealing chemistry, although it's not enough to sustain a too-long 104 minute running time.
Prairie Miller
May 16, 2008
If you're thinking that there's not much point in rooting for these ballsy babes all the way because in the end crime doesn't pay, think again, sorta. Because even after they're caught, the fun is really just beginning.
Kam Williams
May 16, 2008
Provided you can get past its improbable premise, this madcap crime caper's trio of talented leading ladies manage to provide enough moments of mirth to make the rest of this raucous romp worthwhile.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 1, 2008
[T]he gap between [Thelma & Louise] and Mad Money resembles the abyss that Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis drove into in Khouri's earlier hit.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
April 4, 2008
Khouri parece ter deixado no passado qualquer interesse em criar personagens tridimensionais ou minimamente interessantes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeff Bayer
Chicago Daily Herald
March 4, 2008
Comedy is difficult, but it seems like Mad Money didn't even try. It's very hard to find the jokes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Tricia Olszewski
Let's Not Listen
February 29, 2008
Keaton and Latifah lend enough intelligence, wit, and charm to their characters that Mad Money often feels like an ovarian Ocean's Eleven.
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
February 24, 2008
'Mad Money' really isn't worth yours.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
February 3, 2008
den einai toso kaki oso tha se boleye gia na glitoseis ti moyrmoyra an brethei omofyli ton protagonistrion na se faei na to deite (prosferetai gia ypohoriseis diladi)
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics
February 1, 2008
A few badly conceived scenes and misused actors cannot completely negate the positive message of this situation comedy. Diane Keaton deserves better, but lives to laugh another day.
| Original Score: 7/10
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle
February 1, 2008
Just when I thought there was no way a movie like this could possibly show me anything new, Money goes and makes Ivan Boesky out of Annie Hall, paints redemption green, and paves the road to heaven with gold. Color me surprised.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
February 1, 2008
"Ocean's Eleven" if it were geared to the drones at the Oprah Winfrey book club...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine
January 24, 2008
The latest vibrato performance of Diane Keaton's late career shame has her playing once-wealthy housewife Bridget Cardigan, whose twee name and dithering hysteria are equally insufferable.
Kit Bowen
January 24, 2008
While being a serviceable, somewhat female-empowering bank-heist comedy, Mad Money doesn't do much else to distinguish itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 23, 2008
[W]orks... as bright, cheery, satisfying fantasy, if a mere trifle of a passing fancy. And it works, too, as a celebration of female don't-ignore-us indignation...
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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
January 23, 2008
There's an old saying: 'I wrote you a long letter because I didn't have time to write a short one.' In the case of Mad Money, I'll write a short review because the movie won't sustain a long one. (It barely sustains itself.)
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
January 23, 2008
Pretty much a painless exercise in mediocrity -- nothing more.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies
January 22, 2008
Save your money so you don't get mad that you spent it on this.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
January 22, 2008
It's better than I expected it to be.
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