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Harper (The Moving Target) Reviews

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July 4, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 30, 2008
Director Jack Smight has inserted countless touches which illuminate each character to the highest degree.
February 9, 2006
Enjoyable performances throughout. Just the same, a very minor Big Sleep.
March 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
December 29, 2006
Harper shows the actor to good advantage, Newman's nonchalant demeanor well suiting the character of the PI.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 2, 2014
A star-driven Paul Newman crime mystery drama.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 29, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
October 10, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
September 20, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
July 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2005
[Newman] is too fresh, too ruggedly good looking to be consistent as the sort of beat-up slob that his shady detective is intended to be and as Mr. Bogart used to be.
November 27, 2008
Supported by colorful characters (played by Lauren Bacall, Shelley Winters, Julie Harris), Paul Newman gives a solid performance in his first private detective role, which catapulted him to major stardom and brought the genre back to the mainstream.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 24, 2003
Newman smoulders in the lead role, a private eye hired by Bacall to find her missing husband.
September 30, 2008
William Goldman's adaptation of MacDonald's novel -- his first solo screenwriting credit -- is full of rapid-fire dialogue, but some of the characterizations are thin.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
September 30, 2008
By combining flamboyant suspense with a sunbaked slice of life and lots of good mean fun, Director Smight makes every clue a pleasure to follow.
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