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Quick Change Reviews

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
Bill Murray dresses up as a clown to take hostages and rob a New York bank. Funny? Guess again.
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Caryn James
New York Times
August 30, 2004
There is not much in Quick Change that hasn't been anticipated by Neil Simon and beaten to death by countless imitators. Mr. Murray's film is at the worn-out end of this bloodline.
Emanuel Levy
June 25, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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TIME Magazine
October 5, 2008
[Murray's] glancing, genial sarcasm buoys the action for the first half-hour. Then this caper comedy sinks into a puddle of urban rancor.
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Entertainment Weekly
July 13, 1990
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
At least something works often enough that the movie announces Bill Murray is back and is funny again.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Austin O'Connor
Lowell Sun
April 8, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Orndorf
July 16, 2010
Easily a top-five career highlight for Bill Murray, Quick Change is a comedy jewel, squeezing a rare amount of mileage out of its fickle star, who appears atypically invested in the picture's mechanics.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
By blurring the foreground characters and focusing on the background, New York City becomes the real main character of the film until the script falters near the end and Murray once again reclaims the audience's attention.
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
Rob Gonsalves
December 29, 2015
Smarter, even more literate, than it needs to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
February 23, 2006
Inventively sinister, endlessly hilarious dark comedy.
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Variety Staff
October 5, 2008
Neither ambitious nor particularly memorable, but it's brought off with a sly flair that makes it most enjoyable.
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Not likely to set the world alight, but a neat and engaging little comedy of bad manners.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Despite the fact that Change lags and lopes along toward an inevitable, trite conclusion, it also leaves itself wide open for funny moments.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
December 2, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 19, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
December 21, 2006
Funny fluff featuring clowns, a bank robbery, and Bill Murray.
| Original Score: 3/5
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