The Roaring Twenties Reviews

June 14, 2018
Mr. Cagney, of the bull-calf brow... is as always a superb and a witty actor.
September 12, 2016
Walsh unfolds the practical details of bootleggers' nocturnal maneuvers with quiet comedic flair alongside harrowing violence.
April 14, 2013
If Raoul Walsh didn't invent the Warners style, then he certainly brought it to its electric apex
April 8, 2011
A powerful story of wartime bonds and their staying power through the most adverse of circumstances.
July 17, 2009
Dynamic, quintessential gangster film, wonderfully stylized by director Raoul Walsh,
June 28, 2008
It has a good cast and the production values were first-class, allowing it to rise slightly above its hackneyed script.
August 17, 2006
June 2, 2006
One of the last great gangster films of the 1930s. Cagney brings a touch of poignancy to the hood who time has passed by, and Gladys George is splendid as Panama.
October 9, 2005
June 26, 2005
February 3, 2005
An epochal rise-and-fall epic of the gangster cycle.
February 1, 2005
August 13, 2004
January 1, 2000
The Roaring Twenties (1939) is action director Raoul Walsh's first gangster film. This newsreel-like, semi-documentary film,