Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
Levinson's quirky caper is rich with laughs.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The main reason to see Bandits is celebrity actors riffing with each other. That's not a bad reason, though. These two actors are also skillful comedians.
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
For sheer escapist fun, the proudly ridiculous Bandits fills the bill.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Taken as a whole, Bandits is a success, a two-hour entertainment that floats along, stumbling into various genres, discovering its moments.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The picture is written and acted as a lark and a romp.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's a rare romantic comedy/road picture that's not only flat-out funny, but also presents complex and well-developed characters.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Billy Bob Thornton, wearing a succession of toupees, wigs, fake facial hair, and funny hats, and twitching more than a horse's behind, is the best reason to see Bandits.
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Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Isn't awful, but neither is it the tangy entertainment it could have been.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A comedy that might have made Butch and Sundance jump off a cliff.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What started as cute becomes cloying and bloated. Charm should never feel like it weighs a ton.
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60 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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