WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > A > American Gangster > Reviews

American Gangster Reviews

American Gangster

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Action

Release Date :

November 02, 2007

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ridley Scott

Starring :

Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Cuba Gooding Jr., Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Carla Gugino, Common, T.I., RZA, John Ortiz, Ted Levine

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..What "American Gangster" lacks is the ruthless crime lord its title promises..”
by Bruce Newman [San Jose Mercury News]
2.5 of 4

“..scarcely convincing as social-problem filmmaking..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..cohesive and gripping..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
3.5 of 4

“..already looking like a major awards contender..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1.5 of 4

“..a wheezy, hot air-inflated dud..”
by Geoff Pevere [Toronto Star]
3 of 4

“..a rip-snortin' tough-guy movie: the action's exciting violence shocks, its posturing amuses, and it's never less than seat-edge suspenseful..”
by Bob Strauss [LA Daily News]
3 of 4

“..a reason to revisit the genre..”
by Jolie Williamson [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
4 of 5

“..a professionally made, occasionally gripping and powerful piece of cinema..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : A
Reviewed by Chris Vognar [Dallas Morning News]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C+
Reviewed by Michael Sragow [Baltimore Sun]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

SELMA :

“..one of the most powerful films of the year..”
by Chris Nashawaty [Entertainment Weekly]

AMERICAN SNIPER :

“..a solidly-staged but unexceptional picture, filled with overly familiar dramatic situations and a surprisingly blindered view of the world around its central character..”
by Drew McWeeny [HitFix]

ASK ME ANYTHING :

“..Ask Me Anything is a head above the glut of similarly themed and routinely rashly..”
by Nicholas Bell [Ioncinema]

BIG EYES :

“..despite its sharp feminist sting, Big Eyes never loses its light touch..”
by Chris Nashawaty [Entertainment Weekly]

PK :

“..PK movie is all that you anticipated, a paisa-vasool entertaining movie that will enthrall you for sure..”
by Priyanka Prasad [Filmibeat]

INTO THE WOODS :

“..will entertain youth audiences yet contains enough sly humor and narrative complexity to keep adults engaged..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB :

“..there's a serenity to museum visits, especially if it's a place you know and love. "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," amazingly, recaptures that feeling in big-studio franchise form..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

ELF: BUDDY'S MUSICAL CHRISTMAS :

“.."Elf" offers some slight, warmed over charms, but viewers would be better off catching one of the umpteen TV showings of the original "Elf" movie..”
by Rob Owen [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

THE INTERVIEW :

“..wild and wildly uneven..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT :

“..it's a rare film of unforced simplicity that will stick with you for a long time. And it's honest right to its perfectly judged ending..”
by Kim Newman [Empire Online]