The Italian Job Synopsis
A thief (Mark Wahlberg) and his crew plan to steal back their gold.
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Less giddy and more cohesive than the original, the film doesn't waste time, plunging almost directly into a spectacular heist.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
The best car commercial ever, an absolute triumph of product placement, and great fun as a movie in the bargain.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Norton is unapologetic and unflappable in his part. Slimy and vaguely nerdy, he's become the thinking man's thug, even if this character's...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
This is pure entertainment but smart entertainment, plotted and executed with invention and humor and acted by a winning cast radiating...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Zooms along with confidence, smarts, and some of the coolest car chases this side of the Indy 500.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is just the movie for two hours of mindless escapism on a relatively skilled professional level.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
There's a fair amount of filler in The Italian Job, but it all boils down to the big heist, which has been staged as if it were Fort Knox...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A slicker, faster-paced, high-tech upgrade that lifts the sprightly spirit and the main action set piece from the original while developing...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Do yourself a favor and resist The Italian Job, a lazy and in-name-only remake of 1969's G-rated Michael Caine heist pic.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A triumph for the machines, more proof that we do indeed live in the Matrix.
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BEST!!!

By ~liz~
i thought it was AWSOME!!! it was good, it has a good solid plot, the actors where awesome, and they really got into the characters!...

Awesome Action

By GuitarKid
The Italian Job is one of my favorite movies of all time. It is one of the few movies whose remake is better than the original. This movie has on of the best storylines of any theft movie. It has...

Italian Sweetness

By psycho350
This Movie Rocks! i love how they show usefulness for mini coopers!!! this is recommended for anyone with a thrist for speed, handling, and outwitting!!...

Italian Job

By elaine2715
Love this movie! Fast paced , keeps your interest until the end. Enjoy all the characters and the actors did a great job....

Great remake

By redyeah
It has so many of my favorite actors, I had to love it. Charlize is gorgeous, Mos Def is hilarious, as is Seth Green, Wahlberg and Norton do action with the best in the business ans Sutherland is a...

Worst Movie Ever!!!!!!!!!!!

By simonhater
The plot doesn't even make sense and the actors are terrible without any emotion and a terrible script. Also, I fell asleep during the begining but then had to watch it again for my friends birthday...

hdff

By glxy
fg...

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Rated PG-13 | For Violence and Some Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Exciting heist film for teens and their families.
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