King of Thieves Reviews

January 30, 2019
There's some real, small pleasure in watching these old lions at work...
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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.
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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.
January 24, 2019
Calling King Of Thieves the British answer to Gotti is harsh, obviously. But honestly? It's not much of a stretch.
January 23, 2019
For all its flaws - and they are legion - "King of Thieves" wraps you in a fuzzy blanket of familiarity.
September 28, 2018
King of Thieves really should have delivered way more cinematic swag than it does.
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September 19, 2018
Torn between jaunty genre hijinks and a bleaker streak of realism, it's a strangely stiff, lethargic account of a cracking tale.