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Key Largo Reviews

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February 27, 2016
This is surprisingly staid for a Huston film. Still, the top-notch cast punches it across, and the swirling storm raging outside the hotel provides an interesting backdrop.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 27, 2012
First seen soaking in a tub while chomping on a cigar, Robinson arises from the water to put a stranglehold on the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 15, 2011
Trapped in a country estate by an impending storm, a mobster attempts to lay low before escaping from the police, but takes a risky gambit holding Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall hostage.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 23, 2011
Claire Trevor won a Supporting Oscar for playing the alcoholic mistress of Edward G. Robinson's gangster in John Huston's taut crimer starring Bogart.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 7, 2010
Edward G. Robinson steals the movie with his permanent grimace, heavy walk and intimidating presence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2008
A little windy and rhetorical for my taste, but still one of John Huston's best efforts.
April 8, 2008
Perfeclty tense atmosphere and performances, with the sparks flying between Bogart and Bacall.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 8, 2008
Huston's wayward talent seldom lacked energy.
April 8, 2008
Edward G. Robinson deserves special praise.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 8, 2008
Emphasis is on tension in the telling, and effective use of melodramatic mood has been used to point up the suspense.
June 7, 2007
Great cast headed by Bogart in Huston classic.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 9, 2006
Like the similarly sweaty, claustrophobic 12 Angry Men, Key Largo is a rare adaptation of a stage play in which the physical constraints of the stagebound source material are a strength rather than a weakness.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 24, 2006
Although the characters are basically stereotypes, they are lent the gift of life by a superlative cast.
March 25, 2006
The script prepared by Mr. Huston and Richard Brooks was too full of words and highly cross-purposed implications to give the action full chance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
December 31, 2004
Exciting crime thriller set in the Florida Keys during a late summer hurricane.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 12, 2004
Taut Huston thriller with an unbeatable cast.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 9, 2004
One of Bogart's half-dozen best, a tense and atmospheric classic.
| Original Score: 5/5
September 21, 2003
Key Largo will always be remembered during hurricane season
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
This production is loaded with wit, and even though it's obvious from the start that Frank's going to be the hero, you can't help feeling the tension and pleading with him to do the right thing.
Read More | Original Score: 84/100
January 1, 2000
It ultimately pales next to other Bogart and Bacall work, though it's still a reasonably good watch that has stood up well over the last 50 years.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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