Analyze This 1999

Critics score:
69 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Susan Stark, Detroit News: Billy Crystal comes into his own with a monologue that will just make you howl. Read more

Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News: Consistently funny! Read more

Janet Maslin, New York Times: An offer you can't refuse! Read more

Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle: What De Niro ends up doing is simply burlesquing himself, much as he would do if he were guest-hosting Saturday Night Live. Read more

Paul Tatara, De Niro and Crystal are a crackerjack pairing, and their interplay is loony enough to make you forgive the movie being stuck in neutral most of the time. Read more

Steven Rosen, Denver Post: Some good jokes but a bad plot. Read more

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly: Buoyantly funny! Read more

Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture: What we learn -- yet again -- is that potentially terrific comedies are often whacked by filmmakers who feel the need to spread a little therapy themselves. Read more

Andrew Sarris, New York Observer: [De Niro and Crystal] would seem to be perfectly cast as this oddest of odd couples, but something has gone wrong with the comic chemistry. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Frequently funny and occasionally hilarious! Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Funny partly because De Niro and Crystal do what we expect them to do, and partly because they don't. Read more

Stephanie Zacharek, Ramis has made a fleet, unself-conscious, eminently enjoyable picture, where one-liners carom merrily like stray bullets, and where there's casual ease, like the drape of a sharpster's trousers, in the rapport between its two stars. Read more

Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle: Moments and lines are so perfect that they linger in the mind. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: The comedy is heavy and the use of the stars lazy and cliched... Read more

Todd McCarthy, Variety: De Niro's precise comic timing and colorful line readings constitute pic's greatest pleasure! Read more

J. Hoberman, Village Voice: Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: A sitcom disguised as a movie! Read more