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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
November 30, 2003
Much of the film's strength comes from director John Huston's pen and attention to detail.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
October 16, 2003
... so good that writing about it is embarrassing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
September 30, 2003
Sierra Madre is one of the most lush black & white films ever shot. You'll never look at a gila monster the same way after seeing it slither across the sand in this film.
| Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
September 29, 2003
...one treasure of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Greed, a despicable passion out of which other base ferments may spawn, is seldom treated in the movies with the frank and ironic contempt that is vividly manifested toward it in Treasure of Sierra Madre.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
March 27, 2003
An all-time classic; Bogart wonderful, but Walter Huston steals the show; a timeless treasure not to be missed.
| Original Score: 5/5

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
The intense heat, thirst and near starvation suffered by the three main characters may prove wearisome to some women patrons. Males will best appreciate this 'red meat' fare.
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Uma fabulosa atuação de Humphrey Bogart (completamente esquecido no Oscar daquele ano, numa das maiores injustiças que a Academia já cometeu).
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Herb Schoenfeld
Variety
February 13, 2001
The characters here are probed and thoroughly penetrated, not through psychoanalysis but through a crucible of human conflict, action, gesture and expressive facial tones.

TV Guide
January 1, 2000
Arguably John Huston's greatest film, this powerful study of masculinity under pressure retains its power.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) is a classic tale of the elusive search for gold in the Sierra Madre Mountains by a trio of ill-matched
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
The film plays as a morality fable, showing that the deadliest dangers to man are in his soul and not from the external dangers.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Susan Granger
www.susangranger.com
April 6, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 2, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
June 24, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
June 18, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
May 1, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
June 19, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
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