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Raising Arizona Reviews

January 14, 2013
Raising Arizona is no big deal, but it has a rambunctious charm.
March 13, 2009
To their old fascination with Sunbelt pathology, to their side-winding Steadicam and pristine command of screen space, the Coens have added a robust humor, a plot that keeps outwitting expectations and a...dollop of sympathy for their forlorn kidnapers.
November 6, 2007
The cartoon vision of southwestern tackiness doesn't cut very deep, but the mise-en-scene is packed with clever clutter.
November 6, 2007
While film is filled with many splendid touches and plenty of yocks, it often doesn't hold together as a coherent story.
June 24, 2006
Starting from a point of delirious excess, the film leaps into dark and virtually uncharted territory to soar like a comet.
May 20, 2003
Like Blood Simple, it's full of technical expertise but has no life of its own.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
August 16, 2001
The laughs keep coming courtesy of the many slapstick highlights that litter this fast and furious action comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
A wacky, happy, daring, darkly comic tale of parenting outside the law.
January 1, 2000
What we have here is a film shot down by its own forced and mannered style.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4