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John Brandon
Apollo Guide
February 12, 2002
For fans of the 'old' Steve Martin, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is an interesting case study in how an actor can evolve in ability, but devolve in likeability, over time.
Full Review | Original Score: 61/100
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
August 26, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
There's little enough to keep you occupied as Caine and Martin go through their comic set pieces in workaday fashion while the film moves mechanically from one contrived situation to the next.
Elliot Panek
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Martin and Caine scam women. Not for young kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The chemistry between Martin and Caine is fun, and Headly provides a resilient foil as a woman who looks like a pushover but somehow never seems to topple.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Rocchi
Netflix
February 11, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
Caine and Martin are criminally cool together. Truly funny stuff.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
It deals in genuinely funny situations, not just funny personalities.
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Variety Staff
Variety
December 31, 2008
A wonderfully crafted, absolutely charming remake of the 1964 film Bedtime Story.
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
March 27, 2003
A great scam comedy with Martin and Caine continually trying to top each other. Hilarious from beginning to end.
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
August 22, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 5, 2004
Hilarious but uneven.
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 28, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
August 24, 2001
A very funny and entertaining film that should be recommended as an example of something that is rather absent in Hollywood these days -- stylish and well-crafted comedy.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 6, 2005
Hilarious.
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
December 23, 2006
Near classic comedy of con artists on the loose with Steve Martin and Michael Caine playing off each other.
| Original Score: 5/5
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
May 25, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
David Poland
Hot Button
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
January 9, 2003
Shoulda been funnier than it is.
| Original Score: 3/5
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