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The Tailor of Panama Reviews

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September 11, 2014
Brosnan... completely alters the tone of the movie with every scene he's in, bringing a level of smarminess that makes it far more interesting than just a bureaucratic spy thriller
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2011
Not a great movie -- for adults only.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 24, 2006
Boorman has crafted a witty, classy and richly enjoyable morality play, which skewers the mercenary self-interest behind Anglo-American imperialism almost as an afterthought.
February 13, 2004
Funny, frisky and always on the right side of plausible. Mission accomplished.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 25, 2003
I had forgotten that thrillers could possibly be this much fun and rippingly intelligent at the same time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 26, 2002
If you think the spy-thriller genre has been streamlined and spoofed and subverted until nothing new can be done to it, think again.
August 12, 2002
It doesn't feel like a normal espionage thriller; it feels much, much better.
Full Review | Original Score: A?
August 10, 2002
A broad, ribald circus flagrantly in love with the English language, The Tailor bustles with swaggering, jubilant showmanship.
June 18, 2002
Like "Three Kings," "The Tailor of Panama" is a political satire that emerged from the studio system with its fangs intact.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/4
June 8, 2002
No es una película fácil ni para aquellos con estómago débil, debido a su explícito contenido sexual, su fuerte carga inmoral, su lenguaje y algunas escenas de violencia.
| Original Score: 7/10
March 24, 2002
A curiously flat and unthrilling thriller.
February 26, 2002
A movie for people who don't mind having their expectations played with, and who prefer wordplay over gunplay.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 21, 2002
Deceptively rich and intriguing.
Full Review | Original Score: short
October 8, 2001
Representa una buena oportunidad de esparcimiento y evasión
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 20, 2001
more a satire than a thriller
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 9, 2001
John Boorman's direction here is impeccable, capturing well the look and sounds of Panama City, and mixing it in with the film's story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 29, 2001
Brosnan is great as the nasty, manipulative spy, using his wits, charm and sex appeal to outmaneuver everyone around him.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 23, 2001
There's no satisfaction in the wrapup
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 15, 2001
a post-Cold War black comedy about a corrupt world in which the kind of spying that made James Bond world famous no longer has a place
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 6, 2001
The near faithful screen adaptation, directed with finesse by John Boorman captures the spirit of the novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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