The Great Train Robbery Reviews

November 5, 2008
Crichton is after a giggly quality as if it's being told as a pub yarn, soaked in exaggeration and acute trickery to defeat impossible hurdles, while never far from redoubtable moral lesson.
July 30, 2008
Crichton's films drag in dialog bouts, but triumph when action takes over.
January 26, 2006
The characters stay largely undeveloped, while -- despite superficially peculiar features -- the robbery is stripped of the ingenious exposition of the novel.
May 9, 2005
he climactic heist of the gold, with Mr. Connery climbing atop the moving railroad cars, ducking under bridges just before a possible decapitation, is marvelous action footage that manages to be very funny as it takes your breath away.
May 3, 2005
Imbued with the spirit of the '60s and '70s counterculture.
October 23, 2004
Connery is one of the best light comedians in the movies, and has been ever since those long-ago days when he was James Bond.
September 16, 2004