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Stand Up Guys

Overview


Genre :

Action, Comedy

Release Date :

February 01, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Fisher Stevens

Starring :

Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin, Julianna Margulies, Vanessa Ferlito, Katheryn Winnick, Mark Margolis, Addison Timlin, Lucy Punch, Bill Burr, Rick Gomez, Weronika Rosati

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2 of 5

“..this works okay for an amiably gruff Arkin, who's in the movie just long enough to shoot some trailer footage. But Pacino - embracing painful Viagra jokes with abrasive, motor-mouthed energy - either needs better gigs or stronger guidance..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
“..stand-out performances from Pacino, Walken and Arkin as old-timers prove that losing a step can't keep you off your feet..”
by Duane Byrge [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a mildly raunchy, modestly entertaining geriatric comedy..”
by Alissa Simon [Variety]
Review rate : C

“..a disappointing, although not entirely worthless enterprise..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Abhimanyu Das [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
Reviewed by Alan Scherstuhl [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]

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