Tower Heist Reviews

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January 26, 2018
A poor man's version of Ocean's 11.
September 8, 2017
Let's just get this off our chests right now: Tower Heist is not a great movie.
November 14, 2016
This action comedy's heart is in the right place, but its screenplay and direction are not.
July 3, 2016
'Tower Heist' is a low-rent payback caper involving the staff of the titular high-rent tower. It's Donald Trump's Tower. Oddly, The Donald doesn't have a cameo.
May 3, 2015
A crappy Hollywood blockbuster for the Occupy movement.
June 23, 2013
It is a heist movie that doesn't care about the heist.
August 22, 2012
Feels more like a droll drama than an actual comedy, and it could have worked on those merits, but the stilted comedic asides rob the film of genuine weight.
December 28, 2011
The movie is no fun, except when Murphy is around, which isn't nearly enough.
December 21, 2011
One can't help but feel there must have been a little more meat on the bones of the script at some point.
December 8, 2011
The presence of an almost sleepwalking Eddie Murphy as a motor mouth criminal simply adds to the sense of resources neglected.
December 7, 2011
The heist of the film's title is thus premised on a desire for revenge that seems timely, but is more formulaic.
December 2, 2011
On the plus side, 'Tower Heist' has a well-cast ensemble and makes great use of its mid-Manhattan location, including an incursion into the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade...
November 20, 2011
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November 16, 2011
There's really no reason to go see Tower Heist when you can watch Ocean's Eleven on TNT again.
November 11, 2011
I'm not sure this represents a step up from anything we would have gotten from Rush Hour 4.
November 11, 2011
Eddie Murphy returns to comedic form in Tower Heist but his character, and the movie in general, lose their sense of humor.
November 8, 2011
The movie doesn't want to bite the hand that feeds, it just wants to make nice.
November 6, 2011
Established interpersonal relationships and character quirks are quickly forgotten as Ratner powers ahead with the heist, but even here his disdain for the basic pleasures of the genre ensures he botches it.
November 6, 2011
It's all rather less fun than it might have been due to some poor timing.
November 6, 2011
Cheerfully crappy schlock.
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