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Steve McQueen settles into the role with ease and aplomb, in a film that whisks viewers to an exotic world with style and sex appeal. Read critic reviews

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Bored millionaire Thomas Crown (Steve McQueen) concocts and executes a brilliant scheme to rob a bank without having to do any of the work himself. When Vicki Anderson (Faye Dunaway), an investigator for the bank's insurance company, takes an interest in Crown, the two begin a complicated cat-and-mouse game with a romantic undertone. In an attempt to decipher Anderson's agenda, Crown devises another robbery like his first, wondering if he can get away with the same crime twice.

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  • Sep 05, 2010
    This movie wasn't bad, it was just way too boring, I didn't even watch it all. Some day I'll give it another chance maybe.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Jul 04, 2010
    A great and innovative film by the 60's, with Steve Mcqueen and Faye Dunaway, directed by Norman Jewison.Made with split screen technique in the actions scenes, excellent soundtrack , and the usual charm of the characters, this movie is a cult.The chess game scene is sexy in extreme (without naked people or explicit ).It was nominated for two Academy Awards and won the Award for Best Song with "Windmills of Your Mind".
    Andre T Super Reviewer
  • Feb 26, 2009
    Nevermind the use and abuse of the so called avant-garde techniques like multiple split screen or neon lights fade out, It simply is a sensous and stylish cross between romantic melodrama and caper movie, in which the cool couple McQueen and Dunaway squeeze out their immense chemistry on the screen. The chess play/seduction scene is the best moment of the entire film.
    Pierluigi P Super Reviewer
  • Sep 16, 2008
    Jewison is accommodated with the frustrating social/racial clashes during the 60's-70's era rather heist films.Thomas Crown is a gentleman thief.The kind of type you know he's a deceiver and cares for specific things,something ms Anderson aka Dunaway is aware.Jewison orchestrates both of them as pawns of a chess and if the check mate isn't successful,his rich,sly crook is just as perfect as his introductory scene.
    Dimitris S Super Reviewer

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