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Keith Phipps
The Dissolve
May 11, 2015
Both Kennedy and Lewis turn in colorful performances, but it's Eastwood and Bridges' film, and their ill-defined, tender friendship makes the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 30, 2010
Eastwood e Bridges estabelecem uma boa dinâmica, mas é este último, com uma composição jovial e inconseqüente, quem dá alma a um filme menor, mas ainda assim divertido.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Variety Staff
May 6, 2008
Debuting director Michael Cimino obtains superior performances from Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Geoffrey Lewis and especially Jeff Bridges.
Ian Freer
Empire Magazine
May 6, 2008
Eastwood is in good, if not great form, Bridges steals the whole show, and Cimino displays a sense of unpretentious fun and appealing grasp of character that should have held him in good stead for a lengthy career. It didn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide
May 6, 2008
A multifaceted caper film told in fine detail with richly developed characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Rob Gonsalves
April 9, 2007
Cimino is so into making his images glow that he forgets to make the film move.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
The likeable result, made for and with the personnel of Eastwood's Malpaso Company, looks like a throwaway Eastwood vehicle.
Clint Morris
March 11, 2006
A fun classic, the likes of which they don't make anymore
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Howard Thompson
New York Times
May 9, 2005
The Eastwood team has pulled off a modest enjoyable winner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
January 1, 2005
Early Cimino shows promise to come.
| Original Score: 4/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...a simple story with interesting characters, told in a laid-back fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

May 24, 2003
Eastwood's best non-western movie and Cimino's great debut as writer-director.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
October 2, 2002
So-so medium budget actioner for the drive-in set
| Original Score: 3/5
John Venable
August 16, 2002
Remember seeing this as a kid and loving it. I don't know if it still holds up, but I loved it way back when.
| Original Score: 4/5
Ian Waldron-Mantgani
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Slight and sweet.
| Original Score: 75/100
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Cimino was already making an aesthetic of inarticulateness, and the film is by turns surly, incoherent, and provocatively mysterious.
Emanuel Levy
July 3, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
March 31, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Michelle Alexandria
Eclipse Magazine
December 12, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 3, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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