Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Reviews

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November 17, 2011
September 18, 2008
The movie's title comes from the Irish toast, 'May you be in Heaven half an hour before the Devil knows you're dead.' Unfortunately, everyone in the film is running about 35 minutes late.
January 11, 2008
Superior fare, packed with insight and suspense.
November 28, 2007
As the Shadow used to say, the weed of crime bears bitter fruit, and Lumet has made a delicious pie out of it.
November 16, 2007
You feel Before the Devil Knows You're Dead more than you watch it. And the feeling is far from warm and fuzzy.
November 16, 2007
At a time when family movies are usurped by fantasies of sentimental feelgood, Lumet's latest -- the mangled-heist melodrama Before the Devil Knows You're Dead -- delivers a swift kick straight to the jewels.
June 6, 2019
An unrelenting, knee-to-the-gut piece of filmmaking that features the year's best ensemble cast doing some of the very best work of their careers.
December 6, 2018
A superb, majestically morose crime thriller.
November 3, 2018
Sidney Lumet returns to the sort of form he showed in his heyday. It helps that we're on Lumet's favourite territory -- the heist gone wrong.
September 12, 2017
I enjoyed it all the way through the last second.
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