100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Fast, convulsive, and densely exciting new British gangster thriller.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
Don't let the fast-and-loose vibe fool you: Right up to its operatic finale, this is one tight one last job.
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88

Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
Doesn't reveal all its layers until you've taken the last bite.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Things get a little tricky by the end, but it's the sort of trickery that's immensely satisfying.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Craig is fascinating here as a criminal who is very smart, and finds that is not an advantage because while you might be able to figure out what another smart person is about to do, dumbos like the men he works for are likely to do anything.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
Smartly put together, with interesting characters and caustic wit.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A crime drama in a special class.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Laced with flashbacks and stylistic tics, but it never loses its forward momentum, and to the last shot, it avoids predictability.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
There's a lot here to feed crime-fiction enthusiasts.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A lot of the problem is that the picture's protagonist is both naive and foul.
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73 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.