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Take the Money and Run Reviews

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May 10, 2013
Rosenblum even suggested the use of New Orleans jazz on the soundtrack, which became a staple of future Allen projects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 10, 2013
A work of despairing acuity dressed up as a skittering gagfest.
May 10, 2013
Whatever its genesis, Allen's scraggly rhetoric evolved into the dominant comic style of the 70s.
May 10, 2013
Woody Allen's first directorial achievement is a frequently hilarious, sometimes misfiring satire of crime movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 8, 2011
This good natured, episodic spoof of gangster movies was Woody Allen's first film as a director.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 3, 2007
Sight gags and one-liners abound in this funny Woody Allen comedy, one of his earliest.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 17, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
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June 24, 2006
It has plenty of hilarious jokes and concepts, like the ventriloquists' dummies at prison visiting time, and the return home from a chaingang break with five shackled cons in tow.
November 4, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
May 9, 2005
Allen has made a movie that is, in effect, a feature-length, two-reel comedy -- something very special and eccentric and funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 19, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 11, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
June 30, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 12, 2002
Not really good, but interesting early Allen.
| Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
The plot is just a thin excuse on which to hang Allen's nonstop visual and verbal antics.
Read More | Original Score: 7/10
March 26, 2009
A few good laughs in an 85-minute film do not a comedy make.
October 23, 2004
Woody Allen's Take the Money and Run has some very funny moments, and you'll laugh a lot, but in the last analysis it isn't a very funny movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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