The Highwaymen Reviews

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July 24, 2020
It's unfair to hold such a modest effort to the high standard of the 1967 masterpiece. ... Still, it's a fine companion piece that's the type of old-fashioned, midrange, character-driven story that we don't get often enough these days.
June 26, 2020
The famous outlaws Bonnie & Clyde hardly get a single close-up in this fascinating study of the rangers brought out of retirement to track them down.
April 30, 2020
The story behind the demise of legendary Bonnie & Clyde at the well-armed hands of two ageing Texas Rangers gets a solid, unhurried treatment here...Director John Lee Hancock directs the drama with a hard nose and with no love for the celebrity criminals.
January 8, 2020
It's a shame, then, that this meeting of weirdo star power is never more than pedestrian...
September 23, 2019
A lot of why this works is because of [Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson's] chemistry together.
August 15, 2019
The Highwaymen is a well-done period piece and stands out as an original Bonnie and Clyde themed tale.
June 20, 2019
Costner and Harrelson take us on a new road towards Bonnie and Clyde.
June 8, 2019
It isn't as dynamic or memorable as it could have been, but The Highwaymen still builds a compelling drama using a fascinating chapter from history combined with some solid acting and impressive camera work.
June 4, 2019
A slow-moving Bonnie & Clyde manhunt Western that coasts by on the manliness and easy rapport of its leading men.
May 7, 2019
The Highwaymen tells a compelling story of the law chasing down Bonnie and Clyde. It was a fresh take, and I loved every second of it.
May 6, 2019
Hamer and Gault make for a duo almost as intriguing as Bonnie and Clyde, which is what makes the film work as more than just gimmicky cinematic revisionism.
April 30, 2019
The Highwaymen is adequate film-making and perceptive while pacifying familiarity.
April 26, 2019
There's no question it indicts the media for heroizing the wrong people. But that would be just another us vs. them movie, and The Highwaymen is smarter than that...
April 17, 2019
A somber, yet relentless film, The Highwaymen perfectly pairs Costner and Harrelson for a classic modern Western worth checking out.
April 17, 2019
The Highwaymen will be compared to the classic Bonnie and Clyde (1967).
April 12, 2019
John Lee Hancock's latest film is all about the politics surrounding the capture of two of America's most notorious criminals, [but] it feels like a story that didn't need to be told as it rehashes the same old tale of how Bonnie and Clyde lived and died.
April 12, 2019
Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson on a mission to hunt down Bonnie and Clyde? It's a hard idea to hate, and this Netflix movie is easy enough to enjoy.
April 12, 2019
Director John Lee Hancock seeks to deglamorize [Bonnie and Clyde], focusing not on their youthful faces or swaggering mien or charming chatter, but on Bonnie's limp.
April 9, 2019
Retired Rangers track Bonnie & Clyde; some violent images.
April 9, 2019
A film that is worth seeing in Nétflix, both visually and narratively, [Full review in Spanish]
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