King of Thieves Reviews

January 30, 2019
There's some real, small pleasure in watching these old lions at work...
January 28, 2019
It's a marvel to watch Caine, Courtenay, Broadbent and Gambon go at each other with an aplomb that dazzles.
January 25, 2019
The script (by Joe Penhall, based on a magazine article by Mark Seal) runs in fits and starts, but the camerawork from Danny Cohen keeps the mood lively during any lulls.
January 25, 2019
King of Thieves is a disappointing mess that lacks both suspense and a clear identity. Not even the occasional joy of seeing these fine actors riff with one another can save it.
January 25, 2019
With a cast this rich in experience and history and a fact-based heist of such enormous scale, King of Thieves sounds like a shake-and-bake classic in the making, which makes its pedestrian execution all the more puzzling to behold.
January 24, 2019
If only this post-heist section had more tension, suspense and surprise, "King" could have been a real contender.
June 5, 2019
A bungled mess, disappointing given the cinematic nature of the story and the fine cast.
May 9, 2019
What King Of Thieves truly manages to do is to rob you of almost two hours of your time.
May 8, 2019
Caine's legacy as the go-to Cockney criminal in the best thrillers of the 1960s and 1970s deserves better than this uneven blend of feel-good comedy, caper movie and Caine tribute show.
April 9, 2019
There's laughs to be had watching these quasi-incompetent characters but they can't do enough to elevate the material into something more memorable.