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Topkapi Reviews

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March 1, 2007
Stylish lighthearted comical heist drama of stealing a priceless diamond and emerald-studded dagger from Turkey's world-famous Topkapi Museum.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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February 9, 2006
It's a far cry from his classic American thrillers or his brilliant British noir, Night and the City.
December 2, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 8, 2005
This is proof that a popcorn movie can still be made as intelligently and as skillfully as any 'classier' project.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 3, 2008
Ustinov has probably the meatiest part in the film and one that allows him to use many of the unsubtleties in dominating scenes he has at his command.
February 23, 2004
A minor classic of the genre.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 10, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
December 4, 2003
If you like heists and holidays, it's almost foolproof entertainment.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 3, 2008
It is the performances, however, that have enabled the movie to retain its vitality.
February 18, 2006
Classic heist film with breezy direction and top cast.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 3, 2008
The story never quite adds up, but with help from Ustinov and Robert Morley, Dassin conjures up a superior light entertainment.
January 29, 2002
It's fun, light hearted, smart and wildly entertaining.
Read More | Original Score: 76/100
May 20, 2003
If you don't split something, either laughing or squirming in suspense, we'll be surprised.
July 28, 2012
Jules Dassin's popular heist comedy-adventure is an enjoyable film, boasting an international cast headed by wife Melina Mercouri and Oscar-winner Peter Ustinov.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
August 7, 2017
The film combines sparkling dialogue with moments of unbearable tension.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 24, 2003
Dassin's film is a fun but frothy follow-up to Riffi which remains the finest heist film ever made.
October 1, 2003
One of the very best heist films ever made, Topkapi provides the template for the many lighthearted capers that came later
March 3, 2008
[A] enjoyable, fast-moving tale of a caper pulled by some of the most delightful characters ever assembled on one screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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