The Thin Man Reviews

January 8, 2021
It's hard not to love the whip-smart, hilarious Nora.
November 3, 2020
This film has the unusual merit of combining exciting adventure and genuine comedy. The two are so cleverly managed that the one never gets in the way of the other.
November 3, 2020
[An] exceptionally good movie...
May 29, 2018
Don't spare the enthusiasm on this one because if the book had thousands of readers, this picture will have millions of customers - well satisfied and with that well-fed look.
February 10, 2012
One of the most popular comedies ever made.
February 10, 2012
Tense and slick, this early thriller remains a true masterpiece.
July 7, 2010
The Thin Man was an entertaining novel, and now it's an entertaining picture.
February 9, 2006
What enchants, really, is the relationship between Nick and Nora as they live an eternal cocktail hour, bewailing hangovers that only another little drink will cure, in a marvellous blend of marital familiarity and constant courtship.
May 20, 2003
An excellent combination of comedy and excitement.
March 30, 2003
Nick and Nora Charles are one of the screen's great couples.
January 6, 2003
The Thin Man was one of the most popular films of 1934, inspired five sequels, and was nominated for four Oscars (best picture, actor, direction and screenplay). Yet it was made as an inexpensive B-picture.