Analyze This Synopsis
A powerful yet insecure gangster (Robert De Niro) sees a therapist (Billy Crystal).
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
More than a high concept stretched to feature length. This is a funny and extremely satisfying comedy, the best in a while.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Crystal turns in his best (read: least sappy) performance in ages, getting through an entire movie -- most of it, anyway -- without mugging.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Watching De Niro take Paul through his first panic attack ("I'm crying like a woman") is an unalloyed joy.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Maybe the problem with Analyze This is that it isn't enough of a Ramis movie. [5 Mar 1999]
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San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
It's the most liberated and alive [DeNiro]'s been since his deluded Rupert Pupkin tried to kidnap Jerry Lewis in "King of Comedy."
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By James Berardinelli
Frequently funny and occasionally hilarious.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The comedy here isn't all on the surface, and Viterelli [the bodyguard Jelly] is one reason why.
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Because De Niro's performance is aptly ''Scorsese-aggressive'' while Crystal effectively underplays, one can easily sit through this...
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TV Guide

Though not much about the film sticks with you, it's a reliable piece of fluff that delivers the goods.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Ramis doesn't reach the comic heights of his "Groundhog Day," but the acting is excellent and the screenplay offers some hearty laughs if...
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Analyze This--1999

By Archlea
Here was the inspiration for the Sopranos. When it was released, this movie broke some new ground--really refreshing qualities. Good acting. Some good scenes; a couple had me laughing out loud....

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Rated R | For Some Violence, Scene of Sexuality and Language