Who's That Knocking at My Door? Reviews

January 16, 2017
Martin Scorsese's dbut feature has just the slightest bit of story line, but the movie is a fascinating portfolio piece: a black-and-white blueprint for "Mean Streets."
March 26, 2009
Zina Bethune, as the girl, is believable but Harvey Keitel, as the anti-hero, is alternatively boorish or bewildered.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
In the aggressive self-confidence, the use of rock music, and the perceptive observation, Scorsese reveals an anthropological feel for street life and the attitudes of male adolescence.
May 9, 2005
The director, who also wrote the original story and screenplay, hasn't succeeded in making a drama that is really much more aware than the characters themselves.
October 23, 2004
As a film, it has something to say to everyone. As a technical achievement, it brings together two opposing worlds of American cinema.
September 4, 2004
[It] can be read as a rather rough draft of Mean Streets.