The Tailor of Panama Synopsis
A spy (Pierce Brosnan) enlists a tailor (Geoffrey Rush) to gather information for him.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A real movie, rich and atmospheric, savoring its disreputable characters and their human weaknesses.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In a world full of off the rack thrillers, it's fine boutique quality.
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79

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
A fast, funny film that goes down like a cyanide-spiked piña colada.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Desmond Ryan
Forget the end and there is much to enjoy here.
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
Many spy capers lose their intended irony and wry black humor, but The Tailor of Panama stays stylishly on target in ways that would put a...
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Brosnan and Rush are a smooth fit, playing off each other like a snappy shirt and tie.
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70

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The show belongs to Geoffrey Rush in a note-perfect performance as Harry Pendel, the tailor.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The script gets so silly, the Monty Python troupe would reject it.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Bob Graham
Anyone expecting a flashy Bond-style fantasy is going to be disappointed.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Only Le Carre fans with tin ears and clouded eyes will fail to note the film's sour tone, crude performances and drab look.
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Rated R | For Strong Sexuality, Language and Violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Not a great movie -- for adults only.
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