High Sierra Reviews

August 5, 2020
So much time is spent on building up Roy's character and his misguided motivations for financially helping Velma that the film noir elements never quite take hold.
September 17, 2019
The movie is very good, beautifully performed by Bogart and Ida Lupino. [Full review in Spanish]
June 21, 2015
Story and reality so often become mixed in High Sierra that it's hard to separate the two...
June 3, 2012
A genre crossroads where gangster nostalgia gazes ahead to the antihero alienation of film noir
June 8, 2011
Raoul Walsh's well directed crime noir marks a turning point in the career of Bogart, who became a movie star in 1941, same year in which Maltese Falcon was also released.
July 17, 2009
Unusual mix of gangster, big heist movie and romantic drama.
November 23, 2007
October 29, 2006
Remarkably, Walsh handles this potentially deadly material as if it were the most crackerjack of action pictures.
June 9, 2005
Great Bogie crime film with an iconic ending.
October 19, 2004
August 13, 2004
May 14, 2004
January 5, 2004
If you like old black-and-white gangster movies where someone invariably yells "Come and get me, coppers!" you'll enjoy this.
December 24, 2003
November 29, 2003
The Bogie and Lupino performances were razor sharp.
November 2, 2003
August 21, 2003
March 11, 2003
February 4, 2003
October 23, 2002
Wonderful with a tough, but poignant Bogart and loving, vulnerable Lupino. Still watchable today; the ending may bring a tear to your eye.