The Thomas Crown Affair 1968

Critics score:
79 / 100

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Renata Adler, New York Times: There are a lot of good things. Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: It's no doubt dated now, and the multiscreen graphics won't make any sense on a pan-and-scan video version, but this heist movie starring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway was considered pretty hot stuff back in 1968. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: It's worth noting that 30 years and dozens of caper films later, the closing twist isn't nearly as startling as it once was, but it still makes for an effective conclusion. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: Possibly the most under-plotted, underwritten, over-photographed film of the year. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: A sad product of its times. Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: The Norman Jewison film tells a crackerjack story, well-tooled, professionally crafted and fashioned with obvious meticulous care. Read more